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Review: could Imitrex cause Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Imitrex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Coumadin, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 5,165 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 5,959 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 378,842 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 5,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex. Among them, 19 people (0.37%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 378,831 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Imitrex reports

Time on Imitrex when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

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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. Metastases to bone (7 people, 36.84%)
  2. Arthritis (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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