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Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Ataxia (Movement - uncoordinated)?

Summary: Ataxia is reported only by a few people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride.

We study 2,597 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Ataxia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ataxia 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 2,833 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)

Ataxia

Ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, epilepsy, high blood pressure, convulsion. (latest reports from 8,747 Ataxia patients)

On Jan, 17, 2015: 2,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 3 people (0.12%) have Ataxia.

Trend of Ataxia in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Ataxia * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Ataxia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ataxia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Ataxia when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ataxia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Tachyarrhythmia (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol succinate (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Atorvastatin (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Acetylsalicylic acid (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Isosorbide dinitrate (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Simvastatin (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • The drugs came only after the symptoms. I will lose nuvigil next month as insurance companies won't cover and apparently there are no alternatives. (Adderal but doc won't write that script for some reason which would save me $500 and help with concentration!!) I had a stressful event that caused (I believe) the Sleeplessness, depression, almost felt like a nervous breakdown. Pain in legs and back. The worst part are the chills/sweats accompanied by akathisia during the sleepless nights.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Basically at death's door!

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • meds are slowly being reduced . however ICD implanted

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