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Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Phlebitis (Thrombophlebitis)?

Summary: Phlebitis is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Heart rate increased.

We study 2,599 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Phlebitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Phlebitis 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 2,834 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)

Phlebitis

Phlebitis (inflammation of the walls of a vein) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 7,098 Phlebitis patients)

On Feb, 2, 2015: 2,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 15 people (0.58%) have Phlebitis.

Trend of Phlebitis in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Phlebitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Phlebitis100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Phlebitis when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Phlebitis41.67%58.33%

Age of people who have Phlebitis when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Phlebitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%8.33%16.67%58.33%

Severity of Phlebitis when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Phlebitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Heart rate increased (1 people, 6.67%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 20.00%)
  2. Lortab (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Amoxicillin (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Furosemide (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Nitroglycerin (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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