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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.

We study 2,595 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

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

Trend of amiodarone hydrochloride reports

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 49,805 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Syncope reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 2,595 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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