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Review: could Flecainide acetate cause Underactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism)?

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/flutter.

We study 3,533 people who have side effects while taking Flecainide acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 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 3,811 Flecainide acetate users)

Underactive thyroid

Underactive thyroid (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression. (latest reports from 49,670 Underactive thyroid patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 3,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Flecainide acetate. Among them, 15 people (0.42%) have Underactive Thyroid.

Trend of Underactive thyroid in Flecainide acetate reports

Time on Flecainide acetate when people have Underactive thyroid * :

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Gender of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Flecainide acetate * :

FemaleMale
Underactive thyroid60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Underactive thyroid when taking Flecainide acetate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Underactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%12.50%62.50%

Severity of Underactive thyroid when taking Flecainide acetate ** :

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How people recovered from Underactive thyroid ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Foetal arrhythmia (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Macular degeneration (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Supraventricular tachycardia (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cordarone (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Omeprazole (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Aldactone (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Ranitidine hydrochloride (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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