Would you have A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) when you have High blood cholesterol?
Summary: A-fib is found among people with High blood cholesterol, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have Blood cholesterol increased, and take medication Lipitor.
We study 1,030 people who have A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) 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, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from High Blood Cholesterol 158,200 patients)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from A-fib 84,052 patients)
On Dec, 18, 2014: 1,020 people who have high blood cholesterol and A-fib are studied.
Gender of people who have high blood cholesterol and experienced A-fib * :
Age of people who have high blood cholesterol and experienced A-fib * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (627 people, 61.47%)
- Hypertension (406 people, 39.80%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (273 people, 26.76%)
- Atrial fibrillation (218 people, 21.37%)
- Blood cholesterol (181 people, 17.75%)
- Osteoporosis (113 people, 11.08%)
- Diabetes mellitus (111 people, 10.88%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (95 people, 9.31%)
- Pain (89 people, 8.73%)
- Cardiac disorder (72 people, 7.06%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Lipitor (345 people, 33.82%)
- Aspirin (257 people, 25.20%)
- Simvastatin (201 people, 19.71%)
- Crestor (138 people, 13.53%)
- Zocor (138 people, 13.53%)
- Fosamax (130 people, 12.75%)
- Coumadin (128 people, 12.55%)
- Plavix (108 people, 10.59%)
- Lisinopril (104 people, 10.20%)
- Lasix (90 people, 8.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- I have a-fib after taking benadryl. i've been off it for a few days, but flutters remain. how long does it last?
(Asked by a 86 year old woman who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, and takes Benadryl)
I took 6 pills a day for a week, have been off medication for several days, but A-Fib symptoms continue.
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