Review: could Amiodarone Hydrochloride cause Ataxia?


Ataxia is found among people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Simvastatin, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 2,816 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Ataxia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ataxia and more.

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Amiodarone Hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in arrhythmias. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 3,492 users)


Ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, epilepsy, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 9,601 Ataxia patients).

On Oct, 24, 2016

2,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 6 people (0.21%) have Ataxia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Ataxia?

Gender of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tachyarrhythmia (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Contraception (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Atorvastatin (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Neurotoxicity (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Myopathy (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Blood Pressure Systolic Increased (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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