Review: could Amiodarone Hydrochloride cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Arrhythmia . We study 2,487 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Amiodarone Hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 2,613 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 157,319 Dizziness patients).

On Jul, 30, 2016

2,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 81 people (3.26%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Dizziness?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

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

  • female: 42.5 %
  • male: 57.5 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 86.67 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 18.75 %
  • moderate: 56.25 %
  • severe: 18.75 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Arrhythmia (16 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (10 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (4 people)
  • Gout (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (27 people)
  • Furosemide (19 people)
  • Digoxin (18 people)
  • Warfarin Sodium (17 people)
  • Spironolactone (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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