Vancomycin hydrochloride and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Vancomycin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Acute myeloid leukaemia . We study 3,072 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 49 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Vancomycin Hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection. (latest outcomes from Vancomycin hydrochloride 3,243 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,486 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

3,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 49 people (1.6%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Vancomycin Hydrochloride when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 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 Vancomycin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 57.45 %
  • male: 42.55 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 6.38 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.26 %
  • 40-49: 6.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.15 %
  • 60+: 63.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Immunodeficiency Disorders (4 people, 8.16%)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (4 people, 8.16%)
  • Surgery (3 people, 6.12%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 6.12%)
  • Insomnia (3 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (14 people, 28.57%)
  • Magnesium Sulfate (13 people, 26.53%)
  • Caspofungin Acetate (12 people, 24.49%)
  • Neupogen (11 people, 22.45%)
  • Fluconazole (11 people, 22.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (17 people, 34.69%)
  • Unresponsive To Stimuli (14 people, 28.57%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (10 people, 20.41%)
  • Sepsis (9 people, 18.37%)
  • Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis (9 people, 18.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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