Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Muscle spasm (Muscle Spasms)?
Summary: Muscle spasm is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Atrial tachycardia.
We study 2,599 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Muscle spasm. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasm and more.
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Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 2,834 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)
Muscle spasm (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,958 Muscle spasm patients)
On Feb, 2, 2015: 2,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.27%) have Muscle Spasm.
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Muscle spasm * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasm||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Muscle spasm||10.00%||90.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Muscle spasm||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||10.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Muscle spasm ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial tachycardia (5 people, 71.43%)
- Cardiac disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
- Swelling (1 people, 14.29%)
- Osteoporosis (1 people, 14.29%)
- Arrhythmia (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (5 people, 71.43%)
- Digoxin (3 people, 42.86%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
- Minoxidil (1 people, 14.29%)
- Cytotec (1 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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