Imitrex and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Imitrex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Nexium, and have Migraine . We study 2,361 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA. Among them, 8 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Imitrex has active ingredients of sumatriptan. It is often used in migraine with aura. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 2,393 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

2,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex.
Among them, 8 people (0.34%) 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: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

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: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Migraine (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Blood Testosterone Abnormal (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Zyrtec (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Flaxseed (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Fish Oil (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Calcium (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Heart Rate Irregular (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Headache (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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