Review: could Imitrex cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Imitrex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Coumadin, and have Arthritis.
We study 5,191 people who have side effects while taking Imitrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 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 succinate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 5,989 Imitrex users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,259 Atrial fibrillation patients)
On Feb, 8, 2015: 5,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Imitrex. Among them, 20 people (0.39%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Imitrex when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex * :
|Atrial fibrillation||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||17.39%||47.83%||30.43% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Imitrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (7 people, 35.00%)
- Metastases to bone (7 people, 35.00%)
- Depression (7 people, 35.00%)
- Heart rate irregular (6 people, 30.00%)
- Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (20 people, 100.00%)
- Nexium (14 people, 70.00%)
- Aspirin (13 people, 65.00%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 65.00%)
- Digoxin (12 people, 60.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Are everyone's hearts as I say "behaving this evening?" Had a full day without pvcs! Always a good thing! The last afib episode was in October! For some reason it always appears every 6 months! So I'm not due until April 2015! Will try to be positive and tell myself it's not going to happen!
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