Review: could Velcade cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Velcade, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 18,787 people who have side effects while taking Velcade from FDA and social media. Among them, 559 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Velcade has active ingredients of bortezomib. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from 18,840 Velcade users)
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 Apr, 2, 2015: 18,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Velcade. Among them, 559 people (2.98%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Velcade when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||50.71%||42.14%||4.29%||2.14%||0.71%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Velcade * :
|Atrial fibrillation||33.27%||66.73% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Velcade * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.16%||12.55%||85.29% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Velcade ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (440 people, 78.71%)
- Pain (18 people, 3.22%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (18 people, 3.22%)
- Prophylaxis (18 people, 3.22%)
- Mantle cell lymphoma (16 people, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Dexamethasone (207 people, 37.03%)
- Aspirin (129 people, 23.08%)
- Revlimid (117 people, 20.93%)
- Zometa (117 people, 20.93%)
- Aredia (93 people, 16.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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