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 5,183 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 has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Imitrex 5,981 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 Atrial fibrillation 84,600 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 5,182 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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