Review: could Amiodarone Hydrochloride cause Syncope?


Summary

Syncope is found among people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension . We study 2,781 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope 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)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with itching, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, anaemia (latest reports from 56,395 Syncope patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

2,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 78 people (2.8%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Syncope?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 30 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 43.59 %
  • male: 56.41 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.17 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 73.61 %

Severity if Syncope when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Syncope **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (13 people)
  • Arthritis (12 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (11 people)
  • Anxiety (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (38 people)
  • Digoxin (17 people)
  • Lisinopril (16 people)
  • Warfarin Sodium (15 people)
  • Aspirin (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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