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Review: could Amiodarone cause Parkinson's disease?

We study 2,591 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.

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Amiodarone hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,826 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 61,394 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 2,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.35%) have Parkinson's Disease. They amount to 0.01% of all the 61,695 people who have Parkinson's Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Parkinson's disease in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Parkinson's disease * :

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Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Parkinson's disease73.33%26.67%

Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Parkinson's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%92.31%

Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

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How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Pain in extremity (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (4 people, 44.44%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lactulose (8 people, 88.89%)
  2. Depakene (8 people, 88.89%)
  3. Quinapril (8 people, 88.89%)
  4. Gabapentin (8 people, 88.89%)
  5. Clopidogrel bisulfate (8 people, 88.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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