Parkinson's disease and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Atrial fibrillation is found among people with Parkinson's disease, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Sinemet and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Parkinson's disease. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 208 people who have Parkinson's disease from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

208 people who have Parkinson'S Disease and Atrial Fibrillation are studied.

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Gender of people who have Parkinson'S Disease and experience Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • female: 37.25 %
  • male: 62.75 %

Age of people who have Parkinson'S Disease and experience Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.14 %
  • 50-59: 8.0 %
  • 60+: 90.86 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 9.13%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 6.25%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 4.81%)
  • Dementia (10 people, 4.81%)
  • Hallucinations (8 people, 3.85%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Sinemet (37 people, 17.79%)
  • Azilect (31 people, 14.90%)
  • Neupro (21 people, 10.10%)
  • Requip (20 people, 9.62%)
  • Stalevo 100 (18 people, 8.65%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (25 people, 12.02%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (23 people, 11.06%)
  • Hypotension (21 people, 10.10%)
  • Arrhythmias (21 people, 10.10%)
  • Fainting (17 people, 8.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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