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 has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 54,819 Albuterol users)
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.
Time on Albuterol when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||75.51%||16.33%||0.00%||0.00%||6.12%||2.04%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||50.94%||49.06% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.08%||0.00%||0.49%||0.74%||2.80%||4.77%||14.39%||76.73% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Albuterol ** :
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (129 people, 10.49%)
- Hypertension (95 people, 7.72%)
- Pain (94 people, 7.64%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (78 people, 6.34%)
- Asthma (69 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (588 people, 47.80%)
- Digoxin (534 people, 43.41%)
- Lasix (439 people, 35.69%)
- Coumadin (405 people, 32.93%)
- Lisinopril (318 people, 25.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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