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Would you have Syncope (Fainting) when you have Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Syncope is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Digoxin.

We study 723 people who have Syncope (Fainting) and Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who have Atrial fibrillation and Syncope >>>


Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Pradaxa, Sotalol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 87,267 Atrial Fibrillation patients)


Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,845 Syncope patients)

On Apr, 14, 2015: 723 people who have atrial fibrillation and Syncope are studied.

Trend of Syncope in atrial fibrillation reports

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


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


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (124 people, 17.15%)
  2. Atrial flutter (40 people, 5.53%)
  3. Prophylaxis (33 people, 4.56%)
  4. Anxiety (23 people, 3.18%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 2.90%)
  6. Cardiac failure (21 people, 2.90%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 2.90%)
  8. Hypothyroidism (20 people, 2.77%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 2.49%)
  10. Hyperuricaemia (15 people, 2.07%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Digoxin (179 people, 24.76%)
  2. Warfarin sodium (172 people, 23.79%)
  3. Aspirin (162 people, 22.41%)
  4. Coumadin (130 people, 17.98%)
  5. Furosemide (110 people, 15.21%)
  6. Pradaxa (91 people, 12.59%)
  7. Lasix (88 people, 12.17%)
  8. Simvastatin (77 people, 10.65%)
  9. Lisinopril (73 people, 10.10%)
  10. Metoprolol tartrate (71 people, 9.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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