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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.

We study 3,530 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 Flecainide acetate 3,810 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, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Underactive thyroid 43,269 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 3,530 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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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.
  • Omeprazole or pantoprazole?
    (Asked by a 39 year old woman who has Hormone Level Nos Abnormal, Hypothyroidism, Tinnitus, Migraine With Aura, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Insomnia, Ulcer - Stomach, and takes Lasix, Topamax, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Inderal, Pantoprazole)
    I take an oral contraceptive, Diane-35 ED, which is not in the list of drugs to choose from on this site. Recently, the medication I was taking for my stomach ulcer (Omeprazole) became unavailable in my country of residence and was replaced by Patoprazole. I started taking it yesterday morning a ...
  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...
  • I have been on armour 8 days started at 1 grain after having been on 88 mcg synthroid.
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Armour Thyroid)
    Was on 88mcg synthroid. Test was 4.75 tsh and low t3 3.3. Switched 8 days ago to 1 grain armour and now feel shaky. Pulse 90. Had diarrhea and vomiting last night at 1 in am. Is it working too fast? Felt good earlier in week and slept all night for first time in months.
  • Can flecanide cause leg pain
    (Asked by a 79 year old man who has Been Taking Flecanide For 5 Months All Of Sudden Got Pain In Lower Front Leg Could This Cause It, and takes Flecainide Acetate)
    I was not told by dr of this type of side effect I have been active

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