Review: could Imitrex cause Atrial Fibrillation?


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Imitrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Calcium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 1,504 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Imitrex

Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 1,868 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness, stroke, international normalised ratio increased (latest reports from 149,628 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 6 people (0.4%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imitrex cause Atrial fibrillation?

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Imitrex *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Imitrex *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Migraine (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Flaxseed (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Fish Oil (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Calcium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Edarbyclor (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Arrhythmia (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Apparent Death (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Alopecia (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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