Amiodarone hydrochloride and Respiratory failure - from FDA reports


Summary

Respiratory failure is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Cough. This review analyzes which people have Respiratory failure 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, 22, 2017

3,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride.
Among them, 60 people (1.95%) have Respiratory failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Respiratory failure?

Time on Amiodarone hydrochloride when people have Respiratory failure *:

  • < 1 month: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Respiratory failure when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:

  • female: 21.67 %
  • male: 78.33 %

Age of people who have Respiratory failure when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.72 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 8.62 %
  • 60+: 89.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 6.67%)
  • Cough (4 people, 6.67%)
  • Pain (3 people, 5.00%)
  • Mesothelioma (3 people, 5.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (13 people, 21.67%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 20.00%)
  • Furosemide (10 people, 16.67%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (9 people, 15.00%)
  • Plavix (7 people, 11.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Pleural Effusion (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (14 people, 23.33%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (13 people, 21.67%)
  • Anaemia (13 people, 21.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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