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Review: could Tikosyn cause Death?

Summary: Death is found among people who take Tikosyn, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Ill-defined disorder.

We study 5,483 people who have side effects while taking Tikosyn from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Tikosyn

Tikosyn has active ingredients of dofetilide. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 5,642 Tikosyn users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 183,870 Death patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 5,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Tikosyn. Among them, 155 people (2.83%) have Death.

Trend of Death in Tikosyn reports

Time on Tikosyn when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death35.29%35.29%11.76%0.00%17.65%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Tikosyn * :

FemaleMale
Death30.30%69.70%

Age of people who have Death when taking Tikosyn * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death0.00%0.00%0.00%6.56%1.64%9.84%1.64%80.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ill-defined disorder (35 people, 22.58%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 9.68%)
  3. Pulmonary valve replacement (4 people, 2.58%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (4 people, 2.58%)
  5. Ventricular tachycardia (3 people, 1.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (15 people, 9.68%)
  2. Lasix (12 people, 7.74%)
  3. Coumadin (11 people, 7.10%)
  4. Lisinopril (8 people, 5.16%)
  5. Warfarin sodium (8 people, 5.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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