Review: could Velcade cause Atrial fibrillation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 23, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 17,598 people who take Velcade. Among them, 521 have Atrial fibrillation. See who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Velcade (latest outcomes from 17,657 users) has active ingredients of bortezomib. It is often used in multiple myeloma. Commonly reported side effects of Velcade include pneumonia, diarrhea, neuropathy peripheral, fever, multiple myeloma.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 372,692 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 17,596 people reported to have side effects when taking Velcade. Among them, 521 people (2.96%) 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||51.66%||40.96%||4.43%||2.21%||0.74%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Velcade * :
|Atrial fibrillation||31.35%||68.65% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Velcade * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.30%||10.44%||87.27% |
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 (419 people, 80.42%)
- Pain (18 people, 3.45%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (18 people, 3.45%)
- Prophylaxis (17 people, 3.26%)
- Mantle cell lymphoma (15 people, 2.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Dexamethasone (190 people, 36.47%)
- Aspirin (114 people, 21.88%)
- Zometa (109 people, 20.92%)
- Revlimid (100 people, 19.19%)
- Aredia (86 people, 16.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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