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 18,788 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 18,841 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 May, 6, 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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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
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.
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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