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Review: could Amiodarone cause Muscle spasm (Muscle Spasms)?

We study 2,591 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone 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

Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,829 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Muscle spasm

Muscle spasm (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 350,149 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 2,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.27%) have Muscle Spasm.

Trend of Muscle spasm in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Muscle spasm * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasm0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Muscle spasm10.00%90.00%

Age of people who have Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasm0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%10.00%40.00%

Severity of Muscle spasm when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle spasm ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial tachycardia (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Swelling (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Osteoporosis (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Arrhythmia (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Digoxin (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Minoxidil (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Cytotec (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • just on drugs , concerned about side effects. ICD has been inserted recently

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Onset of symptoms started on third day of Savella Titration pack. Immediately stopped medicine (had the 3rd day am dose) by midday spasms and back pain severe, by 6pm unable to walk due to extreme pain. Sent to ER, no response to pain medicine, finally muscle relaxer allowed me to walk again. Sent home on Muscle relaxers. Had MRI - found 1 inch fluid cyst on Pancreas. 5 days later muscles no longer hurt, minimal back pain and able to walk again unassisted.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • diarrhea is moderate, but at times, severe with cramps

    Reply

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