Atrial flutter

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What is atrial flutter?

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm where the upper heart chambers beat at a faster rate. Atrial flutter may lead to further complications such as a heart attack or high blood pressure.

Common symptoms reported by people with atrial flutter

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 for atrial flutter

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

(Arycor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
atrial flutter (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cardizem)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
atrial flutter (1)

Data from patients with atrial flutter, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with atrial flutter

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

(Arycor)
Perceived effectiveness
for atrial flutter (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
atrial flutter (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cardizem)
Perceived effectiveness
for atrial flutter (1 evaluation)
Side effects
heart palpitations
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
atrial flutter (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with atrial flutter, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has atrial flutter on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 39 say atrial flutter is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 13
40s 16
50s 19
60s 34
70+ 23
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 10
60-69 years 5
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 41
Female 66

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 61
Not Diagnosed 8

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