Ventricular tachycardia and Hyperthyroidism - from FDA reports


Hyperthyroidism is found among people with Ventricular tachycardia, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Cordarone and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61 people who have Ventricular tachycardia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2018

61 people who have Ventricular Tachycardia and Hyperthyroidism are studied.


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Gender of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia and experience Hyperthyroidism *:

  • female: 22.41 %
  • male: 77.59 %

Age of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia and experience Hyperthyroidism *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.82 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.64 %
  • 40-49: 16.36 %
  • 50-59: 38.18 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 5 people, 8.20%
  2. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 4 people, 6.56%
  3. Cardiac Failure: 3 people, 4.92%
  4. Ventricular Extrasystoles (premature cardiac contraction): 1 person, 1.64%
  5. Sinus Rhythm (normal beating of the heart): 1 person, 1.64%
  6. Post-Traumatic Epilepsy: 1 person, 1.64%
  7. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (a condition in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick): 1 person, 1.64%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 1.64%
  9. Coronary Heart Disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 1 person, 1.64%
  10. Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack): 1 person, 1.64%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Cordarone: 10 people, 16.39%
  2. Aspirin: 4 people, 6.56%
  3. Lasix: 4 people, 6.56%
  4. Lipitor: 3 people, 4.92%
  5. Valsartan: 2 people, 3.28%
  6. Dexamethasone: 2 people, 3.28%
  7. Albuterol: 2 people, 3.28%
  8. Amiodarone Hydrochloride: 2 people, 3.28%
  9. Ramipril: 2 people, 3.28%
  10. Carvedilol: 2 people, 3.28%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid gland): 9 people, 14.75%
  2. Weight Decreased: 6 people, 9.84%
  3. Acute Kidney Failure: 6 people, 9.84%
  4. Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells): 5 people, 8.20%
  5. Thyrotoxic Crisis (a life threatening condition due to excess secretion of thyroid hormone): 5 people, 8.20%
  6. Ards (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) (sudden failure of the respiratory (breathing) system): 4 people, 6.56%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 4 people, 6.56%
  8. Cardiac Arrest: 4 people, 6.56%
  9. Cardiac Failure: 4 people, 6.56%
  10. Pneumonia: 4 people, 6.56%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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