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 41,245 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 42,900 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 86,689 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium Sulfate In Plastic Container, Biotin, Vitamin B12, Cytomel, Singulair, Elavil, Omeprazole, Effexor Xr for a 41-year old woman with Osteoporosis, Chronic Depression, Migraine - Classic, Keratosis Pilaris, Asthma, Gerd. The patient has High Blood Pressure
- A study of drug interactions between Singulair, Zyrtec, Mucinex, Centrum Silver, Tekturna, Travatan Z for a 55-year old woman with Nasal Allergies, Enzyme Supplementation, Hypertension, Glaucoma. The patient has Vertigo, Hearing Loss
- A study of side effects of Acebutolol Hydrochloride for a 70-year old woman with Afib. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Ativan, Wellbutrin Sr, Singulair, Celebrex, Claritin for a 44-year old woman with Separation Anxiety, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Asthma, Arthritis - Osteoarthritis, Allergies. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Peripheral, Muscle Twitching, Pulse, Sleeping Difficulty, Weight Loss, Anxiety, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
Recent Singulair related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Singulair, Folic Acid, Xolair for a 51-year old woman who has Urticaria
- 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
- Comparions of Pantoprazole, Montelukast Sodium for a 33-year old woman who has Asthma
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