Premature atrial contractions

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What is premature atrial contractions?

Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs) are one type of premature heart beat, irregular heart beat or benign arrhythmia. These ectopic beats occur in the upper two chambers of the heart, called the atria.

Common symptoms reported by people with premature atrial contractions

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 premature atrial contractions

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

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

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

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

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 4
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

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