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Review: could Amiodarone cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Amiodarone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Arrhythmia.

We study 2,567 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,567 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 75 people (2.92%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,286,418 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dizziness in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness27.78%16.67%16.67%27.78%5.56%0.00%5.56%

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

FemaleMale
Dizziness43.75%56.25%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.00%6.67%85.33%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness21.43%50.00%21.43%7.14%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arrhythmia (11 people, 14.67%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (9 people, 12.00%)
  3. Hypertension (7 people, 9.33%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (5 people, 6.67%)
  5. Pruritus (4 people, 5.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (31 people, 41.33%)
  2. Digoxin (21 people, 28.00%)
  3. Furosemide (21 people, 28.00%)
  4. Warfarin sodium (19 people, 25.33%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 18.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Fatigue and loss of balance for last 6 months

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Jay Gould on Jun, 12, 2011:

    To alleviate burning during urination with generic flomax, stream improved after a few days on the med but burning still present... BP was being controlled with Avapro and a diaretic but the flomax drove the bp down too low and have stopped taking the avapro temporarily.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Alice on May, 19, 2010:

    My father took 2 weeks of 1600mg (8 of the 200mg tab). During these short 2 weeks, have insomnia (cannot sleep), muscle weekness, kidney count elevated (already not great), double vision at times, confused and slowed, poor apeptite, nausea / vomiting, difficulty swallowing, fell down twice, tremor whole body, & feels cold. He is also suffering from hypothyroid (low), and taking coumadin (the blood thinner). His blood is now so thin that he has to stop the coumadin.

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