Review: could Amiodarone cause Parkinson's disease?
This is a review of Parkinson's disease by studying 2,559 people who take Amiodarone. We analyze: the time on Amiodarone when people have Parkinson's disease, gender and age of these people, the severity of Parkinson's disease, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Amiodarone. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,805 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter, tachycardia . Commonly reported side effects of Amiodarone hydrochloride include atrial fibrillation/flutter, hypotension, atrial fibrillation aggravated, renal failure acute, tachycardia.
Parkinson's disease (latest reports from 59,453 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 2,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.39%) have Parkinson's Disease.
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Parkinson's disease * :
Gender of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Parkinson's disease||73.33%||26.67% |
Age of people who have Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Parkinson's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||92.31% |
Severity of Parkinson's disease when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Parkinson's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (4 people, 44.44%)
- Pain in extremity (4 people, 44.44%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (4 people, 44.44%)
- Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 22.22%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 22.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lactulose (8 people, 88.89%)
- Depakene (8 people, 88.89%)
- Quinapril (8 people, 88.89%)
- Gabapentin (8 people, 88.89%)
- 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 (2 weeks ago):
I had two successful cataract surgeries (right/left) in 2009. 2011 a bout of afib, hospitalized, put on Amiodarone for high dose for 14 days then the dose cut in half, continued on it for over one year, eyes started to hurt feeling as if they were too large for socket, eyesight started to deteriorate and within months was legally blind, not taken off Amiodarone, about seven months after starting Amiodarone I was taken off simvastatin, now the VA is trying to cover their tracks to find anything that may be the cause OTHER THAN AMIODARONE.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I have had severe short term memory loss since taking Gabepentin and it seemed to have worsened since taking the other two drugs.
From this study (1 month ago):
I have been getting Gallbladder pain after taking Amiodarone which I get only when the Heart goes into Arterial Flutter. Is there aside affect related Amiodarone known.Thank you.
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