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Review: could Imitrex cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
We study 5,176 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Imitrex (latest outcomes from 5,972 users) has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,454 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 22, 2014: 5,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex. Among them, 19 people (0.37%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Imitrex when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex * :
|Atrial fibrillation||82.61%||17.39% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||13.64%||50.00%||31.82% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex ** :
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (7 people, 36.84%)
- Metastases to bone (7 people, 36.84%)
- Depression (7 people, 36.84%)
- Heart rate irregular (6 people, 31.58%)
- Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 21.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (19 people, 100.00%)
- Nexium (14 people, 73.68%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 68.42%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 68.42%)
- Digoxin (12 people, 63.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 days ago):
Tony on Sep, 2, 2014:
I am 35 years old and have never had any heart conditions. After taking axiron for 6 months I have developed Atrial Fibirlations. I have been off of axiron for 3 months now and I have on average 5 to 10 episodes a day with atrial fibrilations. I have not been able to exercise or do any physician activities for 3 months now cause of this. Only other thing I was taking was a multi-vitamin that I have taken for well over 5 years.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
It seems that my a fib has gotten worse since I am now taking atorvastatin and warfarin. I was wondering if there is any connection between these drugs and the a fib symptoms I am experiencing.
From this study (1 month ago):
Incidence of heart flutter seems to be greater since starting Tikosyn
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