Xolair and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Xolair, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma . We study 20,544 people who have side effects while taking Xolair from FDA. Among them, 109 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Xolair

Xolair has active ingredients of omalizumab. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Xolair 20,706 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, 30, 2017

20,544 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair.
Among them, 109 people (0.53%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xolair cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Xolair when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 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 Xolair *:

  • female: 27.52 %
  • male: 72.48 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Xolair *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.11 %
  • 50-59: 18.95 %
  • 60+: 78.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (90 people, 82.57%)
  • Bronchitis (14 people, 12.84%)
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis Allergic (4 people, 3.67%)
  • Multiple Allergies (3 people, 2.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 2.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Symbicort (43 people, 39.45%)
  • Singulair (43 people, 39.45%)
  • Alvesco (33 people, 30.28%)
  • Prednisone (28 people, 25.69%)
  • Ventolin (19 people, 17.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Asthma (40 people, 36.70%)
  • Wheezing (32 people, 29.36%)
  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 29.36%)
  • Heart Attack (26 people, 23.85%)
  • Weakness (23 people, 21.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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