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. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with High blood cholesterol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,827 people who have High blood cholesterol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

1,827 people who have High Blood Cholesterol and A-Fib are studied.

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

  • female: 49.33 %
  • male: 50.67 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.13 %
  • 30-39: 0.58 %
  • 40-49: 3.14 %
  • 50-59: 11.61 %
  • 60+: 84.22 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (718 people, 39.30%)
  • Diabetes (240 people, 13.14%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (226 people, 12.37%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (167 people, 9.14%)
  • Hypothyroidism (152 people, 8.32%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (435 people, 23.81%)
  • Crestor (260 people, 14.23%)
  • Aspirin (234 people, 12.81%)
  • Simvastatin (230 people, 12.59%)
  • Pradaxa (178 people, 9.74%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (198 people, 10.84%)
  • Weakness (173 people, 9.47%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (172 people, 9.41%)
  • Chest Pain (164 people, 8.98%)
  • Fall (156 people, 8.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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