Respiratory failure 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 Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 2,781 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Respiratory failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Respiratory failure and more.
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Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 2,980 users)
Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, cardiac failure (latest reports from 36,309 Respiratory failure patients).
On Aug, 22, 2016
2,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 45 people (1.62%) have Respiratory Failure
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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67 year old male with high blood sugar issues since age 50. Now on meds for it and high blood pressure. I have two stents, had one heart attack, one AAA, and four TIAs. I'm not as physically active as I should be but do get some.
Mitral valve repair (sternum approach) May 31, Also maze procedure and appendage removal. Back in Afib two days later in hospital. Put on amiodarine drip and then pills. Last four days too nauseous to do much of anything, let alone exercise. Trying prylosic. Ugh.
I have been struggling with a-fib for several years. I had ablation in July, 2014, but it was not successful. I have been on many drugs and have recently started Amiodarone. It has stopped the a-fib, but I'm having bad headaches and am concerned about taking it long-term.
I was prescribed Amiodarone by my cardiologist for Atrial fibrilation almost two years ago, and I now have interstitial lung disease caused by Amiodorone. My doctor should not have prescribed it for me, because if he had even read the monograph it states safer alternative drugs should be used ...
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