Atrial tachycardia

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What is atrial tachycardia?

Atrial tachycardia is a heart rhythm with an elevated rate of electrical impulses being sent from the upper heart to the lower heart. The normal heart rate is considered to be 60 to 100 beats/min, with tachycardia the rate exceeds 100 beats/min.

Common symptoms reported by people with atrial tachycardia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with atrial tachycardia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Toprol XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
atrial tachycardia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)

Data from patients with atrial tachycardia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with atrial tachycardia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea difficulty with orgasm 2 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
depressed mood (3) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
itchy skin nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
apathy inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia)
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (2) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
rapid weight gain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Toprol XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for atrial tachycardia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
heart palpitations
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
atrial tachycardia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
difficulty with orgasm memory problems
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with atrial tachycardia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has atrial tachycardia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 11
30s 16
40s 28
50s 33
60s 16
70+ 12
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

86% Female
14% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 62
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from atrial tachycardia patients who have completed their condition history
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