Review: could Amiodarone Hydrochloride cause Muscle Spasm?


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 2,816 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 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 3,447 users)

Muscle Spasm

Muscle spasm has been reported by people with weight decreased, hypotension, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, weakness (latest reports from 101,053 Muscle spasm patients).

On Sep, 11, 2016

2,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 7 people (0.25%) 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: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

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: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Tachycardia (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Swelling (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Furosemide (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Sotalol Hcl (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Calcium Acetate (1 person, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Arthralgia (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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