Review: could Singulair cause Atrial fibrillation/flutter?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation/flutter is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Asthma.
We study 41,250 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 has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 42,906 Singulair users)
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) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,721 Atrial fibrillation/flutter patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 41,245 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Singulair for a 4-year old boy with Multiple Allergies. The patient has Neck Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Ventolin, Singulair, Apple Cider Vinegar, Turmeric, Dandelion, Milk Thistle, Miralax, Magnesium Citrate, Inositol, Vitamin D, L-glutamine, Prednisone, Colazal, Humira for a 33-year old woman with Asthma, General Physical Condition, Inflammation, Abdominal Bloating, Liver Disorder, Constipation, Ulcerative Colitis.
- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Singulair for a 6-year old girl with Constipation, Asthma.
- A study of drug interactions between B Complex Vitamin, Vitamin D, Singulair, Estradiol, Losartan for a 48-year old woman with Vitamin D Decreased, Iga Deficiency, Asthma, Hysterectomy, Hypertension. The patient has Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
- A study of drug interactions between Miralax, Omeprazole, Verapamil Hydrochloride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Cetirizine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D, Hydroxyzine, Sertraline, Lamotrigine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Montelukast Sodium for a 39-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, High Blood Pressure, Allergy, Vitamin D Decreased, Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Asthma. The patient has Bronchitis Acute, Irregular Heartbeat
Recent Singulair related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Singulair, Ativan, Wellbutrin Sr, Celebrex, Claritin for a 44-year old woman who has Chronic Thyroiditis
- Comparions of Ibuprofen, Singulair, Omeprazole, Levothyroxine Sodium, Plaquenil for a 54-year old woman who has Autoimmune
- Comparions of Probiotic, Symbicort, Montelukast Sodium, Spiriva for a 51-year old man who has COPD
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