High blood pressure and A-fib - from FDA reports


A-fib is found among people with High blood pressure, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Aspirin and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with High blood pressure. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,596 people who have High blood pressure from FDA , and is updated regularly.



On Jun, 27, 2018

4,596 people who have High Blood Pressure and A-Fib are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure and experience A-Fib *:

  • female: 50.72 %
  • male: 49.28 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure and experience A-Fib *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.03 %
  • 20-29: 0.26 %
  • 30-39: 0.89 %
  • 40-49: 3.19 %
  • 50-59: 10.37 %
  • 60+: 85.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 718 people, 15.62%
  2. Diabetes: 467 people, 10.16%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 429 people, 9.33%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 324 people, 7.05%
  5. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 304 people, 6.61%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 459 people, 9.99%
  2. Lasix: 390 people, 8.49%
  3. Lisinopril: 362 people, 7.88%
  4. Amlodipine: 324 people, 7.05%
  5. Lipitor: 307 people, 6.68%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 515 people, 11.21%
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 402 people, 8.75%
  3. Dizziness: 363 people, 7.90%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 348 people, 7.57%
  5. Pneumonia: 343 people, 7.46%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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