Review: could Levitra cause Atrial Fibrillation?


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Levitra, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Viagra, and have Erectile dysfunction . We study 8,570 people who have side effects while taking Levitra from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Levitra

Levitra has active ingredients of vardenafil hydrochloride. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Levitra 8,971 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, weakness, stroke, international normalised ratio increased (latest reports from 149,628 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

8,570 people reported to have side effects when taking Levitra.
Among them, 51 people (0.6%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levitra cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Levitra when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 70 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Levitra *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Levitra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.5 %
  • 30-39: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 42.5 %
  • 60+: 47.5 %

Severity if Atrial Fibrillation when taking Levitra **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Atrial Fibrillation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erectile Dysfunction (18 people, 35.29%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 9.80%)
  • Hypertension (4 people, 7.84%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (4 people, 7.84%)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 3.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Viagra (12 people, 23.53%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 21.57%)
  • Coumadin (9 people, 17.65%)
  • Protonix (8 people, 15.69%)
  • Digoxin (8 people, 15.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (11 people, 21.57%)
  • Palpitations (9 people, 17.65%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 15.69%)
  • Dyspnoea (8 people, 15.69%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (8 people, 15.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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