High blood cholesterol and A-fib - from FDA reports


A-fib is found among people with High blood cholesterol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Lipitor and have High blood pressure. We study 1,655 people who have A-fib and High blood cholesterol from FDA. 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 Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin sodium, Zocor (latest reports from 242,897 High blood cholesterol patients)


A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,486 A-fib patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

1,655 people who have High Blood Cholesterol and A-Fib are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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

  • female: 48.68 %
  • male: 51.32 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.28 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.14 %
  • 30-39: 0.64 %
  • 40-49: 3.13 %
  • 50-59: 11.51 %
  • 60+: 84.22 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (650 people, 39.27%)
  • Diabetes (216 people, 13.05%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (184 people, 11.12%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (142 people, 8.58%)
  • Osteoporosis (135 people, 8.16%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (401 people, 24.23%)
  • Crestor (236 people, 14.26%)
  • Aspirin (234 people, 14.14%)
  • Simvastatin (230 people, 13.90%)
  • Pradaxa (162 people, 9.79%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (189 people, 11.42%)
  • Weakness (162 people, 9.79%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (158 people, 9.55%)
  • Chest Pain (155 people, 9.37%)
  • Fall (150 people, 9.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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