Flecainide acetate and Sudden death - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death with Flecainide acetate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,797 people who have side effects when taking Flecainide acetate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 26, 2017
3,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide acetate.
Among them, 59 people (1.55%) have Sudden death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Flecainide acetate *:
- female: 53.7 %
- male: 46.3 %
Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Flecainide acetate *:
- 0-1: 2.38 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 9.52 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 9.52 %
- 50-59: 11.9 %
- 60+: 66.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 10.17%)
- Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 8.47%)
- Pulmonary Valve Replacement (3 people, 5.08%)
- Preventive Health Care (3 people, 5.08%)
- Nasopharyngitis (2 people, 3.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Coumadin (9 people, 15.25%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 15.25%)
- Digoxin (8 people, 13.56%)
- Vicodin (6 people, 10.17%)
- Nexium (6 people, 10.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 16.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 13.56%)
- Pain (7 people, 11.86%)
- Overdose (7 people, 11.86%)
- Blindness (5 people, 8.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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My doctor suggested taking Flecainide for my A Fib. But I am hesitant after reading all the side effects, I already have Glaucoma and have had surgery for that, I don't need more eye issues, Also have Acid Reflux which I control with diet appears that might be an issue as well. I am currently ...
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