Amiodarone hydrochloride and Syncope - from FDA reports


Summary

Syncope 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 Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 2,926 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 93 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 False. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 3,497 users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,962 Syncope patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

2,926 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride.
Among them, 93 people (3.18%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Syncope?

Time on Amiodarone Hydrochloride when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 45.05 %
  • male: 54.95 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.35 %
  • 50-59: 18.82 %
  • 60+: 77.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (16 people, 17.20%)
  • Cardiac Failure (12 people, 12.90%)
  • Ventricular Fibrillation (10 people, 10.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 7.53%)
  • Arrhythmias (7 people, 7.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (29 people, 31.18%)
  • Digoxin (17 people, 18.28%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (15 people, 16.13%)
  • Aspirin (14 people, 15.05%)
  • Coumadin (13 people, 13.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Torsade De Pointes (18 people, 19.35%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (18 people, 19.35%)
  • Ventricular Extrasystoles (17 people, 18.28%)
  • Dizziness (17 people, 18.28%)
  • Hypotension (16 people, 17.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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