Amiodarone hydrochloride and Phlebitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Phlebitis 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 Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 2,926 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 28 have Phlebitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Phlebitis 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)

Phlebitis

Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, birth control, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 7,724 Phlebitis patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

2,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 28 people (0.96%) have Phlebitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Phlebitis?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Phlebitis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Phlebitis when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.17 %
  • 40-49: 4.17 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (20 people, 71.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Cough (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (1 person, 3.57%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (1 person, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Crestor (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Reclast (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Norvasc (2 people, 7.14%)
  • Neurontin (2 people, 7.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Infusion Related Reaction (14 people, 50.00%)
  • Fall (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Cellulitis (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Pain (3 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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