Allopurinol and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports
Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Allopurinol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Allopurinol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84,020 people who have side effects when taking Allopurinol from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
84,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Allopurinol.
Among them, 2,053 people (2.44%) have Atrial fibrillation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Allopurinol when people have Atrial fibrillation *:
- < 1 month: 47.75 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.61 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.5 %
- 10+ years: 1.8 %
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol *:
- female: 32.3 %
- male: 67.7 %
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Allopurinol *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.11 %
- 20-29: 0.4 %
- 30-39: 1.66 %
- 40-49: 4.65 %
- 50-59: 10.68 %
- 60+: 82.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (258 people, 12.57%)
- Multiple Myeloma (251 people, 12.23%)
- Preventive Health Care (145 people, 7.06%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (111 people, 5.41%)
- Hyperuricaemia (106 people, 5.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (388 people, 18.90%)
- Lasix (372 people, 18.12%)
- Digoxin (355 people, 17.29%)
- Furosemide (321 people, 15.64%)
- Coumadin (275 people, 13.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (371 people, 18.07%)
- Weakness (323 people, 15.73%)
- Hypotension (318 people, 15.49%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (312 people, 15.20%)
- Pneumonia (299 people, 14.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
Just started Allopurinol regime (300mg/day). Only noticeable side effect is slight pins and needles feeling in my hands and feet. Never experience numbness or any loss of feeling just this vague pins and needles. Doctor isn't too concerned and I have seen where new users may feel this. Just ...
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Has anyone booked good results in using Taurine and L Argine or other supplements in conquering Afib or/and PVC's? I'm recovering from Ablation a view months ago and still have a lots of PVC's and read a lot about these supplements. henk
User reviews to the study
Hi there, thank you for letting me join this group. I have had a-fib for 20 years. I'm thinking of starting Sam-e for depression, and am interested in the effects it has on a-fib, and the associated drugs. Thanks! Sue
may 3, 2017 surgery to remove cancer tumor from right kidney. IV of Dilaudid or morphine, don't remember which, for two day. then dilaudid for about 5 days, then to the ER with afib. then 3 days later back to the ER with afib. both times, they were able to give me a shot the put me back ...