Review: could Flecainide Acetate cause Underactive Thyroid?


Underactive thyroid is found among people who take Flecainide Acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Cordarone, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 3,659 people who have side effects while taking Flecainide acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Underactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more.

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Flecainide Acetate

Flecainide acetate has active ingredients of flecainide acetate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Flecainide acetate 4,163 users)

Underactive Thyroid

Underactive thyroid has been reported by people with feeling abnormal, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 74,753 Underactive thyroid patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

3,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide Acetate.
Among them, 13 people (0.36%) have Underactive Thyroid

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flecainide acetate cause Underactive thyroid?

Gender of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Flecainide Acetate *:

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Flecainide Acetate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Depression (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Macular Degeneration (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Foetal Arrhythmia (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cordarone (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Isomeride (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Aldactone (2 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Condition Aggravated (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Palpitations (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Malaise (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Cardiomegaly Nos (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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