Cordarone and Lopressor drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cordarone and Lopressor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cordarone and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 72 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Cordarone

Cordarone has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Cordarone 15,465 users)

Lopressor

Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol fumarate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 2,202 users)

On Feb, 20, 2017

72 people who take Cordarone, Lopressor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cordarone and Lopressor drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • coagulopathy
  • drug-induced liver injury
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hepatitis acute
not specified:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • pleural effusion
  • cardiac arrest

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • chronic kidney disease
  • epistaxis
  • fall
  • fatigue
male:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • cardiac arrest
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • myocardial infarction

Most common drug interactions by age *:

40-49:
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • death
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
50-59:
  • cardiac failure
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pleural effusion
  • abdominal discomfort
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial flutter
60+:
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • haemorrhagic anaemia
  • cardiac arrest
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  • chest pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Cordarone (amiodarone hydrochloride) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Lopressor (metoprolol fumarate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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