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

Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Azithromycin, 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 10,934 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Azithromycin

Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,339 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 382,143 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Nov, 16, 2014: 10,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 275 people (2.52%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Azithromycin reports

Time on Azithromycin when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation93.33%0.00%0.00%6.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation50.00%50.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%1.92%1.15%6.92%8.46%18.85%62.69%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Azithromycin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (34 people, 12.36%)
  2. Prophylaxis (13 people, 4.73%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 4.73%)
  4. Hiv infection (12 people, 4.36%)
  5. Light chain analysis increased (12 people, 4.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (153 people, 55.64%)
  2. Aspirin (130 people, 47.27%)
  3. Albuterol (107 people, 38.91%)
  4. Furosemide (101 people, 36.73%)
  5. Levaquin (96 people, 34.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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