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.
Gender of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||37.37%||62.63% |
Age of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.23%||1.54%||14.97%||83.31% |
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 * :
- Prophylaxis (109 people, 8.06%)
- Pain (81 people, 5.99%)
- Hypertension (79 people, 5.84%)
- Arrhythmia (62 people, 4.58%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (55 people, 4.07%)
- Depression (53 people, 3.92%)
- Angina pectoris (46 people, 3.40%)
- Arthritis (44 people, 3.25%)
- Nausea (38 people, 2.81%)
- Hypercalcaemia (37 people, 2.73%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Dexamethasone (883 people, 65.26%)
- Velcade (842 people, 62.23%)
- Revlimid (779 people, 57.58%)
- Aspirin (648 people, 47.89%)
- Zometa (538 people, 39.76%)
- Aredia (437 people, 32.30%)
- Decadron (368 people, 27.20%)
- Thalomid (339 people, 25.06%)
- Lasix (337 people, 24.91%)
- Prednisone (325 people, 24.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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