Review: could Multiple myeloma cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 18, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 56,667 people who have Multiple myeloma. Among them, 1,270 experience Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Multiple myeloma (latest reports from 118,461 patients) is typically treated by Revlimid, Velcade, Thalomid, Zometa, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 372,020 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 56,667 people who have multiple myeloma are studied. Among them, 1,270 (2.24%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Gender of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||36.96%||63.04% |
Age of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.25%||1.64%||13.96%||84.15% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (1,270 people, 100.00%)
- Prophylaxis (107 people, 8.43%)
- Pain (80 people, 6.30%)
- Hypertension (70 people, 5.51%)
- Arrhythmia (60 people, 4.72%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 4.33%)
- Atrial fibrillation (54 people, 4.25%)
- Depression (51 people, 4.02%)
- Angina pectoris (44 people, 3.46%)
- Arthritis (42 people, 3.31%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Dexamethasone (831 people, 65.43%)
- Velcade (806 people, 63.46%)
- Revlimid (719 people, 56.61%)
- Aspirin (609 people, 47.95%)
- Zometa (496 people, 39.06%)
- Aredia (396 people, 31.18%)
- Decadron (351 people, 27.64%)
- Thalomid (334 people, 26.30%)
- Lasix (306 people, 24.09%)
- Prednisone (302 people, 23.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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