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





Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 2,199 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Melatonin and have Atrial fibrillation >>>

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (view latest outcomes from 2,658 users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Atrial fibrillation 84,600 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 2,189 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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