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Review: could Amiodarone cause Ataxia?

We study 2,591 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone 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 (latest outcomes from 2,825 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Ataxia

Ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements) (latest reports from 44,704 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, epilepsy, high blood pressure, convulsion.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 2,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 3 people (0.12%) have Ataxia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 44,402 people who have Ataxia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ataxia in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Ataxia * :

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Ataxia ** :

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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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  • I was diagnosed with MND IN 2012. Changed to Functional Disorder in 2013. Changed to Tardive Dystonia in 2014.
    None of these diagnoses fit. I have had 2 EMG's of which I obtained a copy of the results ad. The first one does indicate MND, but there was no further deterioration. Therefore it was not MND.
    after the 2nd EMG it was intimated that the test wS clear and therefore it was of a functional nature. I was sent for a second opinion by my Neurologist and was then told it was drug induced TD.
    The copy of the results from this 2nd test was not clear but the Neurophysiologist reD it as to having MSA.

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