Related topic: Melatonin, Atrial fibrillation
Review: could Melatonin cause Atrial fibrillation?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation could be caused by Melatonin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 2,131 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.
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Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,573 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 375,012 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Melatonin. Among them, 18 people (0.83%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 382,841 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Melatonin 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||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||38.89%||61.11% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.33%||20.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Melatonin ** :
|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||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 38.89%)
- Sleep disorder (3 people, 16.67%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (2 people, 11.11%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 11.11%)
- Coagulation time shortened (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 38.89%)
- Lasix (4 people, 22.22%)
- Magnesium oxide (4 people, 22.22%)
- Multaq (4 people, 22.22%)
- Omeprazole (3 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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