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Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Respiratory failure (Respiratory acidosis)?

Summary: Respiratory failure 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 Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.

We study 2,600 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Respiratory failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Respiratory failure 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 2,835 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)

Respiratory failure

Respiratory failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple myeloma, depression. (latest reports from 33,186 Respiratory failure patients)

On Mar, 11, 2015: 2,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 48 people (1.85%) have Respiratory Failure.

Trend of Respiratory failure in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Respiratory failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Respiratory failure70.97%12.90%9.68%0.00%6.45%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Respiratory failure when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Respiratory failure12.50%87.50%

Age of people who have Respiratory failure when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Respiratory failure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.69%95.31%

Severity of Respiratory failure when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Respiratory failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (20 people, 41.67%)
  2. Polyuria (13 people, 27.08%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (3 people, 6.25%)
  4. Acute myocardial infarction (3 people, 6.25%)
  5. Aortic stenosis (3 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (27 people, 56.25%)
  2. Hanp (15 people, 31.25%)
  3. Furosemide (10 people, 20.83%)
  4. Aspirin (10 people, 20.83%)
  5. Plavix (8 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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