Amiodarone hydrochloride and Ataxia - from FDA reports
Ataxia is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Tachyarrhythmia. This review analyzes which people have Ataxia with Amiodarone hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,084 people who have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
3,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride.
Among them, 7 people (0.23%) have Ataxia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Ataxia *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Ataxia when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 20 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 20 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 60 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Tachyarrhythmia (2 people, 28.57%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 14.29%)
- Birth Control (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Simvastatin (3 people, 42.86%)
- Warfarin Sodium (2 people, 28.57%)
- Metoprolol Succinate (2 people, 28.57%)
- Isosorbide Dinitrate (2 people, 28.57%)
- Acetylsalicylic Acid (2 people, 28.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Neurotoxicity (4 people, 57.14%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (3 people, 42.86%)
- Myoclonus (2 people, 28.57%)
- Balance Disorder (2 people, 28.57%)
- Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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