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Would you have Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) when you have Fibromyalgia?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people with Fibromyalgia, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take medication Vioxx.

We study 69 people who have Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) and Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 26,917 Fibromyalgia patients)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,230 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 69 people who have fibromyalgia and Atrial Fibrillation are studied.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation87.95%12.05%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%1.35%0.00%9.46%21.62%67.57%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (12 people, 17.39%)
  2. Hypertension (10 people, 14.49%)
  3. Blood cholesterol (9 people, 13.04%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (8 people, 11.59%)
  5. Osteoporosis (7 people, 10.14%)
  6. Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 10.14%)
  7. Insomnia (5 people, 7.25%)
  8. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.25%)
  9. Chronic fatigue syndrome (5 people, 7.25%)
  10. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 5.80%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Vioxx (15 people, 21.74%)
  2. Aspirin (12 people, 17.39%)
  3. Zoloft (12 people, 17.39%)
  4. Lipitor (11 people, 15.94%)
  5. Premarin (10 people, 14.49%)
  6. Cymbalta (9 people, 13.04%)
  7. Ibuprofen (9 people, 13.04%)
  8. Atenolol (8 people, 11.59%)
  9. Clonazepam (8 people, 11.59%)
  10. Coumadin (7 people, 10.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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