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Review: could Amiodarone cause Hyperthyroidism?

We study 2,595 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Hyperthyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperthyroidism and more.

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Amiodarone hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,830 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 30,979 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 2,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 45 people (1.74%) have Hyperthyroidism.

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.

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