Review: could Amiodarone Hydrochloride cause Low Blood Pressure?


Low blood pressure is found among people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 2,781 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 140 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure 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 3,054 users)

Low Blood Pressure

Low blood pressure has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, arrhythmias, pneumonia (latest reports from 122,163 Low blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

2,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 140 people (5.03%) have Low Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Low blood pressure?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Low Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 52.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Pressure when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 32.09 %
  • male: 67.91 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Pressure when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.82 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.82 %
  • 30-39: 3.28 %
  • 40-49: 6.56 %
  • 50-59: 8.2 %
  • 60+: 80.33 %

Severity if Low Blood Pressure when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Low Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (11 people)
  • Pneumonia (7 people)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (6 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Hypertension (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (36 people)
  • Digoxin (22 people)
  • Lasix (21 people)
  • Aspirin (19 people)
  • Lisinopril (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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