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Review: could Parkinson's disease cause Atrial fibrillation?

We study 15,930 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.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 61,328 patients) can be treated by Sinemet, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Azilect, Mirapex, Requip Xl, Sinemet Cr.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 393,357 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 15,928 people who have parkinson's disease are studied. Among them, 130 (0.82%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.03% of all the 397,558 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. Trospium chloride (16 people, 12.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Incidence of heart flutter seems to be greater since starting Tikosyn

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • First in and out of AFIB 8 mo.ago, then continuous AFIB since then.
    On Micadis HCT 80/25 since 1997, then off until 2011 when replacing other BP med. with Micardis HCT 80/25

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My heart goes in and out of afib mostly at night after I lay down. I can walk a brisk mile and the afib will usually go away.

    Reply

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