Review: could Melatonin cause A-fib?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,144 people who take Melatonin. Among them, 17 have A-fib. See who they are, when they have A-fib and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,545 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Melatonin include fatigue, pain, pain exacerbated, fatigue aggravated, nausea aggravated.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 369,200 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 2,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 17 people (0.79%) have A-fib.
Time on Melatonin when people have A-fib * :
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Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Melatonin * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Melatonin * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Melatonin ** :
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How people recovered from A-fib ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 41.18%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 17.65%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 11.76%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 11.76%)
- Amnesia (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 41.18%)
- Lasix (4 people, 23.53%)
- Magnesium oxide (4 people, 23.53%)
- Multaq (4 people, 23.53%)
- Omeprazole (3 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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took drugs for 9 days. Episode of atrial fibrillation 48 hours after discontinuing drug.
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