Niacin and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports
Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Niacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,579 people who have side effects when taking Niacin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
6,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Niacin.
Among them, 167 people (2.54%) have Atrial fibrillation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Niacin when people have Atrial fibrillation *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Niacin *:
- female: 33.53 %
- male: 66.47 %
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Niacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.42 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 2.84 %
- 50-59: 11.35 %
- 60+: 84.4 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (20 people, 11.98%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (19 people, 11.38%)
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (9 people, 5.39%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 4.19%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 3.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Digoxin (65 people, 38.92%)
- Aspirin (62 people, 37.13%)
- Lisinopril (51 people, 30.54%)
- Lipitor (48 people, 28.74%)
- Furosemide (44 people, 26.35%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (40 people, 23.95%)
- Pain (39 people, 23.35%)
- Oedema Peripheral (39 people, 23.35%)
- Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 22.16%)
- Chest Pain (35 people, 20.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hi there, thank you for letting me join this group. I have had a-fib for 20 years. I'm thinking of starting Sam-e for depression, and am interested in the effects it has on a-fib, and the associated drugs. Thanks! Sue