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Review: could Albuterol cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Albuterol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. We study 54,130 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,230 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Albuterol

Albuterol has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 54,819 Albuterol users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,299 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On May, 15, 2015: 54,129 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol. Among them, 1,230 people (2.27%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Albuterol reports

Time on Albuterol when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation75.51%16.33%0.00%0.00%6.12%2.04%0.00%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation50.94%49.06%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.08%0.00%0.49%0.74%2.80%4.77%14.39%76.73%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (129 people, 10.49%)
  2. Hypertension (95 people, 7.72%)
  3. Pain (94 people, 7.64%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (78 people, 6.34%)
  5. Asthma (69 people, 5.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (588 people, 47.80%)
  2. Digoxin (534 people, 43.41%)
  3. Lasix (439 people, 35.69%)
  4. Coumadin (405 people, 32.93%)
  5. Lisinopril (318 people, 25.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have over 300 limb movements at night. Mild sleep apnea too. I don't use a c-pap. Ive been on antidepressants for 30 years. I was diagnosed with Lyme disease but the medicine didn't cause a Herx so I stopped treatment. I now have A fib

    Reply

    PANCHOELBARDO on Apr, 30, 2015:

    TRY A BIPAP INSTEAD OF A CPAP. I DID. IT IS BETTER THAN A CPAP SINCE IT HAS DIFFERENT AIR PRESSURES INHALING AND EXHALING.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Previously taken other anti depressants, citilipram, venlafaxine over the years sine a brain bleed 18 years ago. Changed in December to sertraline and my asthma has been out of control since this time. Asthma is normally well controlled. Steroids normally help, but don't seem to be helping, now on second reducing course, following two other week long courses of prednisolone.

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