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Review: could Tikosyn cause Toxic neuropathy?

We study 5,478 people who have side effects while taking Tikosyn from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Toxic neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Toxic neuropathy and more.

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Tikosyn

Tikosyn (latest outcomes from 5,640 users) has active ingredients of dofetilide. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Toxic neuropathy

Toxic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by toxic (harmful) substances) (latest reports from 465 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, aspergillosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 5,478 people reported to have side effects when taking Tikosyn. Among them, 2 people (0.04%) have Toxic Neuropathy.

Trend of Toxic neuropathy in Tikosyn reports

Time on Tikosyn when people have Toxic neuropathy * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Toxic neuropathy when taking Tikosyn * :

FemaleMale
Toxic neuropathy0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Toxic neuropathy when taking Tikosyn * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Toxic neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Toxic neuropathy when taking Tikosyn ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Toxic neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Anxiety (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Metoprolol tartrate (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Inspra (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Prilosec (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Guar gum (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Toxic Neuropathy while taking Tikosyn?

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