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 1,704 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 Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin sodium, Zocor (latest reports from 242,420 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, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 157,365 A-fib patients).

On Oct, 16, 2016

1,704 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: 48.15 %
  • male: 51.85 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.14 %
  • 30-39: 0.76 %
  • 40-49: 3.23 %
  • 50-59: 11.88 %
  • 60+: 83.65 %

Severity of A-Fib *:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 19.05 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (647 people, 37.97%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (441 people, 25.88%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (215 people, 12.62%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (184 people, 10.80%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (142 people, 8.33%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (411 people, 24.12%)
  • Crestor (244 people, 14.32%)
  • Aspirin (244 people, 14.32%)
  • Simvastatin (242 people, 14.20%)
  • Pradaxa (164 people, 9.62%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (189 people, 11.09%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (158 people, 9.27%)
  • Fall (150 people, 8.80%)
  • Asthenia (137 people, 8.04%)
  • Pneumonia (132 people, 7.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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