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Review: could Xolair cause Atrial fibrillation?

We study 11,491 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.

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Xolair

Xolair (latest outcomes from 11,543 users) has active ingredients of omalizumab. It is often used in asthma.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,466 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 11,491 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair. Among them, 68 people (0.59%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 393,721 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.

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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  • Incidence of heart flutter seems to be greater since starting Tikosyn

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  • First in and out of AFIB 8 mo.ago, then continuous AFIB since then.
    On Micadis HCT 80/25 since 1997, then off until 2011 when replacing other BP med. with Micardis HCT 80/25

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