Amiodarone hydrochloride and Muscle spasm - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasm is found among people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial tachycardia . We study 2,926 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 11 have Muscle spasm. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasm 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 3,497 users)

Muscle Spasm

Muscle spasm has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasm patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

2,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 11 people (0.38%) have Muscle Spasm


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Muscle spasm?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Muscle Spasm *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasm when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 36.36 %
  • male: 63.64 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasm when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 70 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Tachycardia (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour Metastatic (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (1 person, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Pradaxa (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Lisinopril (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Furosemide (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Lodine (1 person, 9.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Muscle Aches (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Joint Pain (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Headache (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Diarrhea (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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