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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 2,601 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 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 2,837 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 7,099 Phlebitis patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 2,601 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Not every day. On bad days, very tired almost the whole day. Even on good days, energy is limited.

    Reply

  • 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)

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • meds are slowly being reduced . however ICD implanted

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