Amiodarone hydrochloride and Hyperthyroidism - from FDA reports


Summary

Hyperthyroidism is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Warfarin Sodium, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This review analyzes which people have Hyperthyroidism with Amiodarone hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,031 people who have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

3,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 63 people (2.08%) have Hyperthyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Hyperthyroidism?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Hyperthyroidism *:

  • < 1 month: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

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

  • female: 20.37 %
  • male: 79.63 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.66 %
  • 30-39: 1.89 %
  • 40-49: 7.55 %
  • 50-59: 18.87 %
  • 60+: 66.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (18 people, 28.57%)
  • Oesophageal Disorder (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Epilepsy (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Bronchitis (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Arrhythmias (4 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Warfarin Sodium (7 people, 11.11%)
  • Valproate Sodium (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Omeprazole (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Amlodipine (4 people, 6.35%)
  • Phenytoin Sodium (3 people, 4.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Delirium (7 people, 11.11%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (7 people, 11.11%)
  • Hypotension (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome (5 people, 7.94%)
  • Enlarged Heart (5 people, 7.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 3,610 users)

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 12,066 Hyperthyroidism patients).

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