Review: could Parkinson's disease cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 15,894 people who have Parkinson's disease. Among them, 130 experience Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,446 patients) is typically treated by Sinemet, Azilect, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Mirapex, Sinemet Cr, Requip Xl.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 369,902 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 15,885 people who have parkinson's disease are studied. Among them, 130 (0.82%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
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%||8.82%||90.59% |
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 * :
- Parkinson's disease (130 people, 100.00%)
- Atrial fibrillation (14 people, 10.77%)
- 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%)
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%)
- Trospium chloride (16 people, 12.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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