Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 20, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 17,001 people who have Fibromyalgia. Among them, 59 experience Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 89,360 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Flexeril.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 370,242 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 16,974 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 59 (0.35%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||87.67%||12.33% |
Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.52%||0.00%||7.58%||18.18%||72.73% |
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 * :
- Fibromyalgia (59 people, 100.00%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 16.95%)
- Pain (10 people, 16.95%)
- Blood cholesterol (9 people, 15.25%)
- Thyroid disorder (7 people, 11.86%)
- Blood pressure (6 people, 10.17%)
- Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 10.17%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 8.47%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 8.47%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 8.47%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Vioxx (15 people, 25.42%)
- Zoloft (12 people, 20.34%)
- Lipitor (11 people, 18.64%)
- Premarin (10 people, 16.95%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 15.25%)
- Ibuprofen (9 people, 15.25%)
- Cymbalta (9 people, 15.25%)
- Atenolol (8 people, 13.56%)
- Clonazepam (8 people, 13.56%)
- Savella (7 people, 11.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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