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Review: could Xolair cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?





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 Symbicort, and have Asthma.

We study 11,493 people who have side effects while taking Xolair from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Xolair and have Atrial fibrillation >>>

Xolair

Xolair has active ingredients of omalizumab. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Xolair 11,547 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 Atrial fibrillation 84,600 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 11,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair. Among them, 68 people (0.59%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Xolair reports

Time on Xolair when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Xolair * :

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation24.82%75.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.46%9.49%89.05%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Xolair ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (68 people, 100.00%)
  2. Bronchitis (26 people, 38.24%)
  3. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis allergic (4 people, 5.88%)
  4. Urticaria (2 people, 2.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Symbicort (68 people, 100.00%)
  2. Singulair (68 people, 100.00%)
  3. Alvesco (68 people, 100.00%)
  4. Prednisone (58 people, 85.29%)
  5. Lasix (32 people, 47.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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