Review: could Aspirin cause Atrial Flutter?


Summary

Atrial flutter is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 184,991 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,914 have Atrial flutter. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial flutter and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,197 users)

Atrial Flutter

Atrial flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 149,628 Atrial flutter patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

184,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 4,914 people (2.66%) have Atrial Flutter


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Atrial flutter?

Time on Aspirin when people have Atrial Flutter *:

  • < 1 month: 30.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.12 %
  • 10+ years: 11.25 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Flutter when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 45.79 %
  • male: 54.21 %

Age of people who have Atrial Flutter when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.02 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.19 %
  • 30-39: 0.74 %
  • 40-49: 4.54 %
  • 50-59: 11.45 %
  • 60+: 82.69 %

Severity if Atrial Flutter when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 9.52 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 23.81 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Atrial Flutter **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 37.5 %
  • not yet: 62.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (725 people, 14.75%)
  • Hypertension (454 people, 9.24%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (266 people, 5.41%)
  • Osteoporosis (189 people, 3.85%)
  • Pain (177 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (1,262 people, 25.68%)
  • Lasix (1,055 people, 21.47%)
  • Coumadin (915 people, 18.62%)
  • Furosemide (828 people, 16.85%)
  • Lisinopril (770 people, 15.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (1,071 people, 21.79%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (980 people, 19.94%)
  • Pain (810 people, 16.48%)
  • Asthenia (753 people, 15.32%)
  • Nausea (729 people, 14.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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