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Review: could Amiodarone cause Syncope (Fainting)?

We study 2,595 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone 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

Amiodarone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,830 users) has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 319,086 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 2,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 83 people (3.20%) have Syncope.

Trend of Syncope in Amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Syncope * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Syncope16.67%33.33%0.00%33.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Syncope34.21%65.79%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.83%45.87%52.29%

Severity of Syncope when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Syncope0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Syncope ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Syncope0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 33.73%)
  2. Cardiac failure (26 people, 31.33%)
  3. Ventricular fibrillation (24 people, 28.92%)
  4. Torsade de pointes (10 people, 12.05%)
  5. Seasonal allergy (10 people, 12.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (39 people, 46.99%)
  2. Loratadine (25 people, 30.12%)
  3. Dobutrex (24 people, 28.92%)
  4. Carperitide (24 people, 28.92%)
  5. Digoxin (19 people, 22.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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