Atrial fibrillation and Syncope - from FDA reports


Syncope is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Pradaxa and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Syncope with Atrial fibrillation. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,402 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 23, 2017

1,402 people who have Atrial Fibrillation and Syncope are studied.

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Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Syncope *:

  • female: 46.31 %
  • male: 53.69 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Syncope *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.08 %
  • 30-39: 0.56 %
  • 40-49: 2.8 %
  • 50-59: 7.51 %
  • 60+: 88.89 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (225 people, 16.05%)
  • Stroke (190 people, 13.55%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (75 people, 5.35%)
  • Cardiac Failure (55 people, 3.92%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 2.78%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Pradaxa (262 people, 18.69%)
  • Xarelto (206 people, 14.69%)
  • Lasix (170 people, 12.13%)
  • Digoxin (168 people, 11.98%)
  • Coumadin (156 people, 11.13%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dizziness (237 people, 16.90%)
  • Fall (218 people, 15.55%)
  • Arrhythmias (190 people, 13.55%)
  • Hypotension (162 people, 11.55%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (121 people, 8.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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, Pradaxa (latest reports from 181,335 Atrial fibrillation patients)


Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 74,772 Syncope patients).

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