Related topic: Fibromyalgia, Atrial fibrillation
Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Atrial fibrillation?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Fibromyalgia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take Vioxx.
We study 17,060 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 91,264 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Flexeril, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 374,977 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,043 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 68 (0.40%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 382,766 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||89.02%||10.98% |
Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.39%||0.00%||9.72%||20.83%||69.44% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Pain (12 people, 17.65%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 14.71%)
- Blood cholesterol (9 people, 13.24%)
- Blood pressure (9 people, 13.24%)
- Thyroid disorder (8 people, 11.76%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 10.29%)
- Diabetes mellitus (7 people, 10.29%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 7.35%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 7.35%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 5.88%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Vioxx (15 people, 22.06%)
- Zoloft (12 people, 17.65%)
- Lipitor (11 people, 16.18%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 16.18%)
- Premarin (10 people, 14.71%)
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 13.24%)
- Cymbalta (9 people, 13.24%)
- Clonazepam (8 people, 11.76%)
- Atenolol (8 people, 11.76%)
- Tylenol (7 people, 10.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (1 day ago):
I was diagnosed with myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyositis along with intercostal neuralgia and a banding around the abdomen. I have pressure in the paraspinal muscles as well as burning...the tightness wraps around to the ribs....everything in unilateral....I've has this for several years.
From this study (1 day ago):
Went off ambien cold turkey and started on clonidine, went to arthritis Dr and said fibromyalgia and she put me on lyrics 50 Mg 3 times a day but pain is worse. I have to take 10/325 percoset that only helps a little.
From this study (2 days ago):
Had rapid heart beat an hour prior to going into AF
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