eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Review: could Amiodarone cause Hyperthyroidism?

Summary: Hyperthyroidism could be caused by Amiodarone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Warfarin sodium, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 2,577 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Hyperthyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperthyroidism and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Amiodarone hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,810 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland) (latest reports from 30,431 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 2,567 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 45 people (1.75%) have Hyperthyroidism. They amount to 0.15% of all the 30,390 people who have Hyperthyroidism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hyperthyroidism in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Hyperthyroidism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hyperthyroidism6.67%20.00%20.00%6.67%33.33%0.00%13.33%

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

FemaleMale
Hyperthyroidism20.83%79.17%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperthyroidism0.00%0.00%0.00%6.38%2.13%2.13%8.51%80.85%

Severity of Hyperthyroidism when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hyperthyroidism0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Hyperthyroidism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 22.22%)
  2. Arrhythmia (5 people, 11.11%)
  3. Hyperthyroidism (5 people, 11.11%)
  4. Oesophageal disorder (5 people, 11.11%)
  5. Epilepsy (5 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Warfarin sodium (8 people, 17.78%)
  2. Omeprazole (6 people, 13.33%)
  3. Valproate sodium (6 people, 13.33%)
  4. Phenytoin sodium (4 people, 8.89%)
  5. Neo-mercazole tab (4 people, 8.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Amiodarone hydrochloride, Hyperthyroidism

You can also:

On eHealthMe, Amiodarone Hydrochloride (amiodarone hydrochloride) is often used for atrial fibrillation/flutter. Find out below the conditions Amiodarone Hydrochloride is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Amiodarone Hydrochloride used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Just found out that I had very mild hyperthyrodism recently, on diet now, Not sure if it was effected by taking Gemfibrozil or not. I had taken Gemfibrozil
    about 2 years. and Off about 1 year.After off , I found out have hyperthyrodism.

    Like to have feedback.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I had two successful cataract surgeries (right/left) in 2009. 2011 a bout of afib, hospitalized, put on Amiodarone for high dose for 14 days then the dose cut in half, continued on it for over one year, eyes started to hurt feeling as if they were too large for socket, eyesight started to deteriorate and within months was legally blind, not taken off Amiodarone, about seven months after starting Amiodarone I was taken off simvastatin, now the VA is trying to cover their tracks to find anything that may be the cause OTHER THAN AMIODARONE.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Amiodarone hydrochloride, Hyperthyroidism

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Psychotic episode post amiodarone
    83 year old female post amiodarone and pacemaker insertion had acute episode of psychosis, memory loss, became delusional. Symptoms were primarily targeted to live in daughter. Psychosis became somewhat dormant with frequent exacerbation and eruptions. This patient was previously intact emotiona ...

More reviews for: Amiodarone hydrochloride, Hyperthyroidism

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Amiodarone Hydrochloride side effects

 

Related symptom

- Hyperthyroidism

 

 

Recent user comments

- "2 episodes of acute toticollis requiring diazepam, he ... " (3 hours ago)

- "I was on vincristine and cytoxin for lymphoma, follow ... " (5 hours ago)

- "I have had severe loss/thinning of hair over this las ... " (5 hours ago)

- "I've been in three hosptals in the last year and a ha ... " (6 hours ago)

- "I just want to know if I can take Cephalexin while i ... " (7 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Myositis Like Syndrome
- Methylmalonic Aciduria
- Bloody Discharge
- Purple Pitcher Plant
- Citrus Macracantha

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.