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Would you have Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy) when you have Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Neuropathy is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially people who are male, 50-59 old, also have Pericarditis, and take medication Cordarone.

We study 19 people who have Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy) and Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Amiodarone Hydrochloride, Sotalol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 87,230 Atrial Fibrillation patients)

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 5,843 Neuropathy patients)

On Jan, 16, 2015: 19 people who have atrial fibrillation and Neuropathy are studied.

Trend of Neuropathy in atrial fibrillation reports

Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Neuropathy * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy31.82%68.18%

Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Neuropathy * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy0.00%71.43%28.57%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pericarditis (4 people, 21.05%)
  2. Lung neoplasm malignant (4 people, 21.05%)
  3. Hypertension (3 people, 15.79%)
  4. Myocardial infarction (2 people, 10.53%)
  5. Insomnia (2 people, 10.53%)
  6. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (1 people, 5.26%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 5.26%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 5.26%)
  9. Asthma (1 people, 5.26%)
  10. Bladder disorder (1 people, 5.26%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cordarone (9 people, 47.37%)
  2. Omeprazole (6 people, 31.58%)
  3. Clonazepam (5 people, 26.32%)
  4. Bisoprolol fumarate (5 people, 26.32%)
  5. Digoxin (5 people, 26.32%)
  6. Cisplatin (4 people, 21.05%)
  7. Gemzar (4 people, 21.05%)
  8. Amitriptyline hydrochloride (4 people, 21.05%)
  9. Iressa (4 people, 21.05%)
  10. Plavix (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Atrial Fibrillation and Neuropathy?

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    Are everyone's hearts as I say "behaving this evening?" Had a full day without pvcs! Always a good thing! The last afib episode was in October! For some reason it always appears every 6 months! So I'm not due until April 2015! Will try to be positive and tell myself it's not going to happen!

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