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Review: could Atrial fibrillation cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

We study 41,644 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA and social media. Among them, 382 have Weight gain (Weight increased). 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) (latest reports from 385,824 patients) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Amiodarone Hydrochloride, Digoxin.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,847 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 41,633 people who have atrial fibrillation are studied. Among them, 382 (0.92%) have Weight Gain.

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%4.67%2.57%9.35%83.64%

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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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • one year ago December, he was hospitalized when glucose levels were out of control. During this time, becasue he had fallen, they did a complete neuro and saaid he had hydrocephalus. They did three taps and reduced the fluid. His glucose got under control and he began insulin therapy. Along with physical and occupational thereapy post hospital. After 3 weeks came home and was doing better but he seems to be going downhill again. Is not managing his diabetes, and is exhibiting same symptoms from prior to hospital visit 12/2012.
    Could fluid be back? His toes are hammering/curling under terribly and his walking his slow and unsure. He also has some neuropathy ion both feet. Incontinence. Occassional exploding BM's.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

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    had dropdowns I hope I filled it out right,

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I have been on warafrin 6 mg 6 days per week and 7 mg 1 day per week for almost 3 years and have not felt good since. I seem to get every in fection that comes along. It seems my resistance to infection has been affected by this drug. my immune system has gone to pot.

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Atrial Fibrillation is also known as: A-fib, Atrial Flutter, Atrial fibrillation/flutter, Auricular fibrillation, Heart Fibrillation.

Weight Gain is also known as: Weight gain - unintentional, Weight increased.

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