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Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Muscle spasms?





Summary: Muscle spasms 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 2,595 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Amiodarone hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 2,830 users)

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Muscle spasms 55,745 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 2,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.27%) have Muscle Spasms.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle spasms10.00%90.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%10.00%40.00%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

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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