Review: could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Vertigo aggravated?
Summary: Vertigo aggravated is reported only by a few people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride.
We study 2,599 people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Vertigo aggravated. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo aggravated 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 2,834 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)
Vertigo Aggravated (latest reports from 20,836 Vertigo Aggravated patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 2,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (0.19%) have Vertigo Aggravated.
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Vertigo aggravated * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vertigo aggravated||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Vertigo aggravated when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Vertigo aggravated||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Vertigo aggravated when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride * :
|Vertigo aggravated||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Vertigo aggravated when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vertigo aggravated||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Vertigo aggravated ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pruritus (2 people, 40.00%)
- Sleep disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
- Nausea (2 people, 40.00%)
- Ventricular tachycardia (1 people, 20.00%)
- Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Perindopril erbumine (2 people, 40.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 40.00%)
- Lipitor (2 people, 40.00%)
- Coloxyl with senna (2 people, 40.00%)
- Warfarin sodium (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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