Amiodarone hydrochloride and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports
Muscle spasms 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 Digoxin, and have Atrial tachycardia. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms 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 Oct, 02, 2017
3,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride.
Among them, 11 people (0.36%) have Muscle spasms
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Muscle spasms *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 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 Muscle spasms when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:
- female: 36.36 %
- male: 63.64 %
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 20 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 10 %
- 60+: 70 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Atrial Tachycardia (2 people, 18.18%)
- Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 9.09%)
- Swelling (1 person, 9.09%)
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abdominal (1 person, 9.09%)
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (1 person, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Digoxin (3 people, 27.27%)
- Pradaxa (2 people, 18.18%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 18.18%)
- Furosemide (2 people, 18.18%)
- Lodine (1 person, 9.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (4 people, 36.36%)
- Muscle Aches (3 people, 27.27%)
- Joint Pain (3 people, 27.27%)
- Headache (3 people, 27.27%)
- Diarrhea (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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