Related topic: Parkinson's disease, Atrial fibrillation
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 15,909 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 (latest reports from 60,255 patients) is typically treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex, Requip Xl, Sinemet Cr.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 374,976 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
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.
Gender of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||36.65%||63.35% |
Age of people who have parkinson's disease and experienced Atrial fibrillation * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.59%||8.88%||91.12% |
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 * :
- Hypertension (14 people, 10.77%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 4.62%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 3.85%)
- Hallucination (5 people, 3.85%)
- Gastric ulcer (5 people, 3.85%)
- Somnolence (4 people, 3.08%)
- Dementia (4 people, 3.08%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 3.08%)
- Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 3.08%)
- Essential hypertension (3 people, 2.31%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Stalevo 100 (47 people, 36.15%)
- Sinemet (36 people, 27.69%)
- Azilect (33 people, 25.38%)
- Requip (27 people, 20.77%)
- Clonazepam (22 people, 16.92%)
- Requip xl (19 people, 14.62%)
- Pergolide mesylate (18 people, 13.85%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 12.31%)
- Parlodel (16 people, 12.31%)
- Permax (16 people, 12.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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