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Review: could Multiple myeloma cause Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Multiple myeloma, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Prophylaxis, and take Dexamethasone.

We study 56,673 people who have Multiple myeloma from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,353 have Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 56,672 people who have multiple myeloma are studied. Among them, 1,353 (2.39%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.35% of all the 382,804 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in multiple myeloma reports

Gender of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation37.37%62.63%

Age of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.23%1.54%14.97%83.31%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (109 people, 8.06%)
  2. Pain (81 people, 5.99%)
  3. Hypertension (79 people, 5.84%)
  4. Arrhythmia (62 people, 4.58%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 4.07%)
  6. Depression (53 people, 3.92%)
  7. Angina pectoris (46 people, 3.40%)
  8. Arthritis (44 people, 3.25%)
  9. Nausea (38 people, 2.81%)
  10. Hypercalcaemia (37 people, 2.73%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Dexamethasone (883 people, 65.26%)
  2. Velcade (842 people, 62.23%)
  3. Revlimid (779 people, 57.58%)
  4. Aspirin (648 people, 47.89%)
  5. Zometa (538 people, 39.76%)
  6. Aredia (437 people, 32.30%)
  7. Decadron (368 people, 27.20%)
  8. Thalomid (339 people, 25.06%)
  9. Lasix (337 people, 24.91%)
  10. Prednisone (325 people, 24.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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