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Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Parkinson's disease?

Summary: Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lactulose, and have Epilepsy. We study 2,601 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 2,837 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)

Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 25,007 Parkinson's disease patients)

On May, 11, 2015: 2,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.35%) have Parkinson's Disease.

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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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • i know that amiodarone can sometimes cause muscle pain. My dose is LOW 100 mg/day. chiropractor says it's 'torn rotator cuff' - cardiologist says 'don't change your heart medication' ... it only hurts when i move it a certain (like putting on a jacket, or when sleeping on my stomach)

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