Review: could Flecainide Acetate cause Underactive Thyroid?


Summary

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 3,518 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 3,698 users)

Underactive Thyroid

Underactive thyroid has been reported by people with leukoplakia, growth retardation (latest reports from 45,677 Underactive thyroid patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

3,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide Acetate.
Among them, 13 people (0.37%) 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)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (1 person)
  • Macular Degeneration (1 person)
  • Foetal Arrhythmia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cordarone (5 people)
  • Omeprazole (3 people)
  • Nicardipine Hcl (2 people)
  • Isomeride (2 people)
  • Aldactone (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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