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 Blood cholesterol increased. We study 1,271 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 180,851 High blood cholesterol patients)


A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea, arrhythmias (latest reports from 98,371 A-fib patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

1,271 people who have High Blood Cholesterol and A-Fib are studied.

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

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

  • female: 48.8 %
  • male: 51.2 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.09 %
  • 30-39: 0.83 %
  • 40-49: 3.21 %
  • 50-59: 11.39 %
  • 60+: 84.02 %

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 *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (674 people)
  • Hypertension (458 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (291 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (281 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (190 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (132 people)
  • Osteoporosis (123 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (105 people)
  • Pain (94 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (89 people)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (346 people)
  • Aspirin (246 people)
  • Simvastatin (243 people)
  • Crestor (167 people)
  • Lisinopril (128 people)
  • Coumadin (127 people)
  • Zocor (125 people)
  • Fosamax (117 people)
  • Pradaxa (116 people)
  • Plavix (112 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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