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Would you have Weight gain (Weight increased) when you have Atrial fibrillation?





Summary: Weight gain is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Multaq.

We study 382 people who have Weight gain (Weight increased) 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, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Pradaxa. (latest reports from Atrial Fibrillation 84,600 patients)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 382 people who have atrial fibrillation and Weight Gain are studied.

Trend of Weight gain in atrial fibrillation reports

Gender of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Weight gain * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain53.28%46.72%

Age of people who have atrial fibrillation and experienced Weight gain * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.66%2.56%9.32%83.45%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain6.67%46.67%33.33%13.33%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (100 people, 26.18%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (52 people, 13.61%)
  3. Atrial flutter (42 people, 10.99%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (37 people, 9.69%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (31 people, 8.12%)
  6. Arthritis (19 people, 4.97%)
  7. Arthralgia (18 people, 4.71%)
  8. Cardiac failure (17 people, 4.45%)
  9. Anxiety (17 people, 4.45%)
  10. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 4.19%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Multaq (123 people, 32.20%)
  2. Coumadin (108 people, 28.27%)
  3. Aspirin (104 people, 27.23%)
  4. Pradaxa (100 people, 26.18%)
  5. Lasix (76 people, 19.90%)
  6. Digoxin (74 people, 19.37%)
  7. Warfarin sodium (66 people, 17.28%)
  8. Tikosyn (57 people, 14.92%)
  9. Furosemide (54 people, 14.14%)
  10. Lipitor (49 people, 12.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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