Could Tikosyn cause Death - from FDA reports
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 8,033 people who have side effects while taking Tikosyn from FDA. Among them, 211 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Tikosyn has active ingredients of dofetilide. It is often used in arrhythmias. (latest outcomes from Tikosyn 8,333 users)
Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Death patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
8,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Tikosyn.
Among them, 211 people (2.63%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tikosyn when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 24 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Tikosyn *:
- female: 30.49 %
- male: 69.51 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Tikosyn *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.3 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 5.75 %
- 50-59: 3.45 %
- 60+: 88.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Ill-Defined Disorder (31 people, 14.69%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (26 people, 12.32%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (4 people, 1.90%)
- Cardiac Disorder (3 people, 1.42%)
- Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 0.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Digoxin (15 people, 7.11%)
- Coumadin (13 people, 6.16%)
- Lasix (12 people, 5.69%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 5.21%)
- Coreg (11 people, 5.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Injury (8 people, 3.79%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 3.32%)
- Pain (6 people, 2.84%)
- Emotional Distress (5 people, 2.37%)
- Acute Kidney Failure (5 people, 2.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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