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Review: could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

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 Preventive health care. We study 2,339 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 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 2,409 Vancomycin hydrochloride users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,299 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On May, 18, 2015: 2,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 39 people (1.67%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Vancomycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation40.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation56.41%43.59%

Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation7.69%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.13%7.69%20.51%58.97%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (5 people, 12.82%)
  2. Serratia sepsis (4 people, 10.26%)
  3. Acute myeloid leukaemia (4 people, 10.26%)
  4. Respiratory disorder (3 people, 7.69%)
  5. Anaesthesia (3 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (16 people, 41.03%)
  2. Potassium chloride (16 people, 41.03%)
  3. Magnesium sulfate (15 people, 38.46%)
  4. Aspirin (12 people, 30.77%)
  5. Fluconazole (11 people, 28.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have over 300 limb movements at night. Mild sleep apnea too. I don't use a c-pap. Ive been on antidepressants for 30 years. I was diagnosed with Lyme disease but the medicine didn't cause a Herx so I stopped treatment. I now have A fib

    Reply

    PANCHOELBARDO on Apr, 30, 2015:

    TRY A BIPAP INSTEAD OF A CPAP. I DID. IT IS BETTER THAN A CPAP SINCE IT HAS DIFFERENT AIR PRESSURES INHALING AND EXHALING.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Shaking constantly even when sitting/relaxed, and muscle jerks when trying to relax after having tried to get up or have a conversation even while sitting and relaxed. when I try to walk or talk get dizzy an incoherent. cry easy. Weak and tired. Sleeping to much. Shortness of breath just talking or trying to walk pain in shoulders mostly left shoulder pain and sharp pains in chest. Headaches. Pressure that goes to my head and upper body which make headaches worse. As soon as I stand I become short of breath and get dizzy and become incoherent Heart palpitations Even while sitting have shortness of breath trying to talk and feel anxious. Sweating profusely, soaking wet, an then can go to freezing and goose bumps Some tingling in fingers mostly left hand. Hyperventilating when try to talk or walk worse if I try to walk and talk. Do not feel in control of my mind or body. NO feeling of impending doom like I'm gonna die as in a panic attack. I am aware of all these feelings and try to control them.

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