Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Syncope (Fainting)?
Summary: Syncope is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, 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, 83 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.
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Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 2,835 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,845 Syncope patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 2,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 83 people (3.19%) have Syncope.
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Syncope * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Syncope when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
Severity of Syncope when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Syncope ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 33.73%)
- Cardiac failure (26 people, 31.33%)
- Ventricular fibrillation (24 people, 28.92%)
- Torsade de pointes (10 people, 12.05%)
- Seasonal allergy (10 people, 12.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (39 people, 46.99%)
- Loratadine (25 people, 30.12%)
- Dobutrex (24 people, 28.92%)
- Carperitide (24 people, 28.92%)
- Digoxin (19 people, 22.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Miralax, Zyrtec Allergy, Aspirin, Prempro, Lunesta, Zoloft, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 54-year old woman with Asthma, Constipation, Allergy, Heart Attack, Menopause Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Depression, Hypertension. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Daytrana, Concerta for a 15-year old girl with ADHD. The patient has Lightheadedness - Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium, Letrozole for a 61-year old woman with Osteoporosis Postmenopausal, Cancer - Breast. The patient has Fainting
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Metformin for a 38-year old woman with Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Passed Out, Diabetes. The patient has Constipation, Bloating, Painful Urination, Pain - Leg, Unable To Get Pregnant, Unable To Concentrate, Passed Out
- A study of side effects of Clopidogrel for a 67-year old woman with TIA. The patient has Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
Recent Amiodarone hydrochloride related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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