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Review: could Singulair cause Atrial fibrillation/flutter?
We study 41,189 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 545 have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation/flutter and more.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,848 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.
Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles) (latest reports from 385,824 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 41,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 545 people (1.32%) have Atrial Fibrillation/flutter.
Time on Singulair when people have Atrial fibrillation/flutter * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation/flutter||28.30%||41.51%||0.00%||0.00%||11.32%||13.21%||5.66% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation/flutter when taking Singulair * :
|Atrial fibrillation/flutter||51.64%||48.36% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation/flutter when taking Singulair * :
|Atrial fibrillation/flutter||0.00%||0.00%||1.10%||0.18%||2.56%||6.03%||12.43%||77.70% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation/flutter when taking Singulair ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation/flutter||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation/flutter ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation/flutter||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (124 people, 22.75%)
- Atrial fibrillation (60 people, 11.01%)
- Pain (48 people, 8.81%)
- Osteoporosis (34 people, 6.24%)
- Hypertension (32 people, 5.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (177 people, 32.48%)
- Digoxin (165 people, 30.28%)
- Coumadin (148 people, 27.16%)
- Prednisone (143 people, 26.24%)
- Albuterol (143 people, 26.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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