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Review: could Aspirin cause Atrial flutter (Atrial fibrillation/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/flutter.

We study 161,169 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,461 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 blood clots. (latest outcomes from 164,557 Aspirin users)

Atrial flutter

Atrial flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,653 Atrial flutter patients)

On Jan, 15, 2015: 161,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin. Among them, 4,461 people (2.77%) have Atrial Flutter.

Trend of Atrial flutter in Aspirin reports

Time on Aspirin when people have Atrial flutter * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial flutter32.65%16.33%4.76%8.84%15.65%12.24%9.52%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial flutter0.16%0.02%0.09%0.11%0.64%4.57%12.41%81.98%

Severity of Atrial flutter when taking Aspirin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial flutter5.56%72.22%22.22%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial flutter ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial flutter0.00%30.77%69.23%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (703 people, 15.76%)
  2. Hypertension (412 people, 9.24%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (314 people, 7.04%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (191 people, 4.28%)
  5. Osteoporosis (190 people, 4.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (1,501 people, 33.65%)
  2. Lasix (1,236 people, 27.71%)
  3. Coumadin (1,065 people, 23.87%)
  4. Furosemide (933 people, 20.91%)
  5. Lisinopril (859 people, 19.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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