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Review: could Lovaza cause Atrial fibrillation?

Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Lovaza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 10,042 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 193 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Lovaza

Lovaza (latest outcomes from 10,391 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 382,811 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 10,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 193 people (1.92%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.05% of all the 378,938 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Lovaza reports

Time on Lovaza when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation54.41%45.59%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.53%11.05%78.42%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Lovaza ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (32 people, 16.58%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (23 people, 11.92%)
  3. Cardiac disorder (17 people, 8.81%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 8.81%)
  5. Muscle spasms (15 people, 7.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (111 people, 57.51%)
  2. Lasix (70 people, 36.27%)
  3. Coumadin (65 people, 33.68%)
  4. Atenolol (62 people, 32.12%)
  5. Crestor (51 people, 26.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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