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Review: could Imitrex cause Atrial fibrillation?

We study 5,175 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

Imitrex (latest outcomes from 5,970 users) has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,501 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 5,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex. Among them, 19 people (0.37%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 397,471 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Imitrex reports

Time on Imitrex when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation82.61%17.39%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.55%13.64%50.00%31.82%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (7 people, 36.84%)
  2. Metastases to bone (7 people, 36.84%)
  3. Depression (7 people, 36.84%)
  4. Heart rate irregular (6 people, 31.58%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 21.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (19 people, 100.00%)
  2. Nexium (14 people, 73.68%)
  3. Aspirin (13 people, 68.42%)
  4. Furosemide (13 people, 68.42%)
  5. Digoxin (12 people, 63.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • First in and out of AFIB 8 mo.ago, then continuous AFIB since then.
    On Micadis HCT 80/25 since 1997, then off until 2011 when replacing other BP med. with Micardis HCT 80/25

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • My heart goes in and out of afib mostly at night after I lay down. I can walk a brisk mile and the afib will usually go away.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My most severe symptoms would be the shortness of breath, muscle weakness and this chronic pain under my left rib that goes around to my back and up to my shoulder blade. Occasionally that pain will go to my left chest, clavicle and jaw. But all of my pain is on the left side. I have degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis too. Chronic headaches are dizziness are awful and debilitating.

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