Flecainide acetate and Sudden death - from FDA reports


Sudden death is found among people who take Flecainide Acetate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 3,629 people who have side effects while taking Flecainide acetate from FDA. Among them, 52 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.

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Flecainide Acetate

Flecainide acetate has active ingredients of flecainide acetate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Flecainide acetate 4,244 users)

Sudden Death

Sudden death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Sudden death patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

3,629 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide Acetate.
Among them, 52 people (1.43%) have Sudden Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flecainide acetate cause Sudden death?

Gender of people who have Sudden Death when taking Flecainide Acetate *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Sudden Death when taking Flecainide Acetate *:

  • 0-1: 2.78 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 7.69%)
  • Pulmonary Valve Replacement (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (2 people, 3.85%)
  • Pain (2 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Aspirin (9 people, 17.31%)
  • Digoxin (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Vicodin (6 people, 11.54%)
  • Prevacid (6 people, 11.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 19.23%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 15.38%)
  • Pain (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Overdose (7 people, 13.46%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (7 people, 13.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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