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Review: could Melatonin cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

We study 2,189 people who have side effects while taking Melatonin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Melatonin and have Atrial fibrillation >>>

Melatonin

Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,643 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 381,971 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 2,187 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 18 people (0.82%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Melatonin reports

Time on Melatonin when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation38.89%61.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%13.33%20.00%66.67%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin ** :

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 fibrillation50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 38.89%)
  2. Sleep disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 11.11%)
  4. Amnesia (2 people, 11.11%)
  5. Fabry's disease (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (7 people, 38.89%)
  2. Multaq (4 people, 22.22%)
  3. Magnesium oxide (4 people, 22.22%)
  4. Lasix (4 people, 22.22%)
  5. Marinol (3 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Continue to have intermittent tachycardia/flutter

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Atrial fibrillation trigger by panic attack recently after smoking a medium-moderate amount of cannabis mixed with tobacco
    No A-fib after use has been discontinued
    No panic attacks after use discontinued

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Resting heart rate is virtually always over 100. Exercise bike machine put my heart rate up to 204. My heart rate started at 160. I have a bit of abdominal obesity. I don't exercise. My heart rate never goes past 130 when I'm not doing physical activity.

    Reply

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