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What could cause Heart attack for a 66-year old man?

Summary: 720 male patients aged 66 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 66 year old male patient who has Heart Bypass Surgery, Arthritis - Rheumatoid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Aspirin (latest outcomes from 164,495 users) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots.

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,582 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

What are the conditions

Heart bypass surgery (latest reports from 180 patients) can be treated by Plavix, Aspirin.

Arthritis - rheumatoid (autoimmune disease that results in a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs) (latest reports from 215,554 patients) can be treated by Methotrexate, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Humira, Prednisone, Plaquenil.

What is the symptom

Heart attack (latest reports from 130,932 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 720 males aged 61 (±5) who take Aspirin, Ibuprofen are studied

Aspirin, Ibuprofen outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 61

Gender: male

Conditions: Heart Bypass Surgery, Arthritis - Rheumatoid

Drugs taking:
- Aspirin (aspirin): used for 2 - 5 years
- Ibuprofen - 800MG (ibuprofen): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Attack52 (7.22% of males aged 61 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Attack in Heart Bypass Surgery0 (0.00% of males aged 61 (±5) who have Heart bypass surgery)
Heart Attack in Arthritis - Rheumatoid324 (3.18% of males aged 61 (±5) who have Arthritis - rheumatoid)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Heart Attack in Aspirin908 (4.57% of males aged 61 (±5) who take Aspirin)
Heart Attack in Ibuprofen86 (2.37% of males aged 61 (±5) who take Ibuprofen)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aspirin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
n/an/an/a
Ibuprofen is effective75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Protein Total IncreasedColitis Ischaemic (due to infection of intestine impaired blood supply to colon)Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Haemoglobin DecreasedHypophosphataemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of phosphate in the blood)Colitis Ischaemic (due to infection of intestine impaired blood supply to colon)Pain
Gastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)Leukocytosis (increased white blood cells)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Troponin T IncreasedMelaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Colitis (inflammation of colon)Anxiety
Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges)Oxygen Saturation DecreasedChest DiscomfortGastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)ConstipationDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Atrioventricular Block (heart block)Abdominal Pain UpperHaematochezia (passage of stools containing blood)Back Pain
DizzinessHyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Atrioventricular Block Second Degree (heart block second degree)Duodenal Ulcer (stomach ulcer)ItchinessInjury
Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)VomitingAtrial Flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Faeces DiscolouredCold SweatDiarrhoea
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Anaemia (lack of blood)Anaemia (lack of blood)Abdominal PainAbdominal PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Faeces DiscolouredFebrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)Peripheral Ischaemia (impaired circulation to an extremity)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Subdural Haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)AnxietyChest Pain
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Headache (pain in head)Colitis (inflammation of colon)Headache (pain in head)Faecal Volume IncreasedHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Feeling HotHaematocrit DecreasedPneumoniaParkinsonism (degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)Arthralgia (joint pain)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Heart Bypass Surgery:
  1. Fatigue (4 reports)
  2. Muscle aches (2 reports)
  3. Dizziness (2 reports)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Numbness in hands or feet
  6. Chest wall pain
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Hallucination, auditory
  9. Rashes
  10. Bleeding time prolonged
Men of age 60+ with Arthritis - Rheumatoid:
  1. Pneumonia (1,935 reports)
  2. Fever (1,272 reports)
  3. Joint pain (1,076 reports)
  4. Interstitial lung disease (1,048 reports)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (1,028 reports)
  6. Breathing difficulty (923 reports)
  7. Heart attack (713 reports)
  8. Rashes (704 reports)
  9. Respiratory acidosis (649 reports)
  10. Weakness (615 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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