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Review: could Parkinson's disease cause Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Parkinson's disease, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Stalevo 100.

We study 15,906 people who have Parkinson's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 15,906 people who have parkinson's disease are studied. Among them, 130 (0.82%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.03% of all the 382,785 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in parkinson's disease reports

Gender of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation36.65%63.35%

Age of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.59%8.88%91.12%

Severity of the symptom * :

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

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (14 people, 10.77%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 4.62%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 3.85%)
  4. Hallucination (5 people, 3.85%)
  5. Gastric ulcer (5 people, 3.85%)
  6. Somnolence (4 people, 3.08%)
  7. Dementia (4 people, 3.08%)
  8. Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 3.08%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 3.08%)
  10. Essential hypertension (3 people, 2.31%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Stalevo 100 (47 people, 36.15%)
  2. Sinemet (36 people, 27.69%)
  3. Azilect (33 people, 25.38%)
  4. Requip (27 people, 20.77%)
  5. Clonazepam (22 people, 16.92%)
  6. Requip xl (19 people, 14.62%)
  7. Pergolide mesylate (18 people, 13.85%)
  8. Aspirin (16 people, 12.31%)
  9. Parlodel (16 people, 12.31%)
  10. Permax (16 people, 12.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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