Would you have A-Fib when you have High Blood Cholesterol?


A-fib is found among people with High blood cholesterol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Lipitor and have Hypertension. We study 1,634 people who have A-fib and High blood cholesterol from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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High Blood Cholesterol

High blood cholesterol can be treated by Simvastatin, Lipitor, Crestor, Pravastatin sodium, Zocor (latest reports from 236,104 High blood cholesterol patients)


A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, hypotension, weakness, international normalised ratio increased (latest reports from 149,628 A-fib patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,634 people who have High Blood Cholesterol and A-Fib are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have A-fib when you have High blood cholesterol?

Gender of people who have High Blood Cholesterol and experience A-Fib *:

  • female: 48.57 %
  • male: 51.43 %

Age of people who have High Blood Cholesterol and experience A-Fib *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.14 %
  • 30-39: 0.79 %
  • 40-49: 3.08 %
  • 50-59: 11.76 %
  • 60+: 83.87 %

Severity if High Blood Cholesterol and experience A-Fib *:

  • least: 14.63 %
  • moderate: 65.85 %
  • severe: 19.51 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (617 people, 37.76%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (415 people, 25.40%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (202 people, 12.36%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (173 people, 10.59%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (138 people, 8.45%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (402 people, 24.60%)
  • Aspirin (244 people, 14.93%)
  • Simvastatin (242 people, 14.81%)
  • Crestor (231 people, 14.14%)
  • Pradaxa (159 people, 9.73%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (185 people, 11.32%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (154 people, 9.42%)
  • Fall (149 people, 9.12%)
  • Asthenia (134 people, 8.20%)
  • Pneumonia (128 people, 7.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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