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Review: could Melatonin cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
We study 2,187 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,635 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 389,490 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 19, 2014: 2,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 17 people (0.78%) 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%)
- Coagulation time shortened (2 people, 11.76%)
- Mood altered (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 41.18%)
- Multaq (4 people, 23.53%)
- Magnesium oxide (4 people, 23.53%)
- Lasix (4 people, 23.53%)
- Marinol (3 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Tony on Sep, 2, 2014:
I am 35 years old and have never had any heart conditions. After taking axiron for 6 months I have developed Atrial Fibirlations. I have been off of axiron for 3 months now and I have on average 5 to 10 episodes a day with atrial fibrilations. I have not been able to exercise or do any physician activities for 3 months now cause of this. Only other thing I was taking was a multi-vitamin that I have taken for well over 5 years.
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