Review: could Lovaza cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,024 people who take Lovaza. Among them, 193 have Atrial fibrillation. See who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lovaza (latest outcomes from 10,387 users) has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, arteriosclerosis of the extremities. Commonly reported side effects of Lovaza include skin blushing/flushing, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, pain.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 370,446 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 9,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 193 people (2.14%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Lovaza 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||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Lovaza * :
|Atrial fibrillation||54.41%||45.59% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Lovaza * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.53%||11.05%||78.42% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Lovaza ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||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 * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (32 people, 16.58%)
- Atrial fibrillation (23 people, 11.92%)
- Cardiac disorder (17 people, 8.81%)
- Multiple myeloma (17 people, 8.81%)
- Muscle spasms (15 people, 7.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (111 people, 57.51%)
- Lasix (70 people, 36.27%)
- Coumadin (65 people, 33.68%)
- Atenolol (62 people, 32.12%)
- Crestor (51 people, 26.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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