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Review: could Flecainide acetate cause Sudden death (Death)?





Summary: Sudden death is found among people who take Flecainide acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 3,530 people who have side effects while taking Flecainide acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 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 3,810 users)

Sudden death

Sudden death (latest reports from Sudden death 177,349 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 3,530 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide acetate. Among them, 44 people (1.25%) have Sudden Death.

Trend of Sudden death in Flecainide acetate reports

Time on Flecainide acetate when people have Sudden death * :

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Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Flecainide acetate * :

FemaleMale
Sudden death52.38%47.62%

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Flecainide acetate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sudden death3.23%0.00%0.00%12.90%0.00%6.45%3.23%74.19%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 13.64%)
  2. Pulmonary valve replacement (3 people, 6.82%)
  3. Thrombocytopenia (2 people, 4.55%)
  4. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (2 people, 4.55%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (10 people, 22.73%)
  2. Coumadin (9 people, 20.45%)
  3. Digoxin (8 people, 18.18%)
  4. Nexium (7 people, 15.91%)
  5. Prevacid (6 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have been taking Flecainide for A.Fib and flutter for a year and a half and it is working extremely well in controlling those problems. However, I seem to have more bad dreams than before I started taking Flecainide. I am wondering if others have experienced the same problem. I also take metrprolol, losartan and a water pill for high blood pressure. I take levothyroxine for low Thyroid. I am 72 years old and have not other significant health issues other than the A.Fib. and controlled high blood pressure.
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    Can I take the flecainide for the AF and the MSM joint formula for back pain without adverse effects
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