Amiodarone hydrochloride side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Amiodarone hydrochloride side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Amiodarone hydrochloride. The review is based on 3,084 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Amiodarone Hydrochloride

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 3,676 users)

On Nov, 21, 2017

3,084 people who take Amiodarone Hydrochloride are studied.


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Amiodarone hydrochloride side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • respiratory failure
  • renal failure acute
  • extravasation
  • phlebitis
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • blood urea increased
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • thrombocytopenia
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
1 - 6 months:
  • syncope
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • torsade de pointes
  • cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
  • lung disorder
  • spontaneous haematoma
  • vomiting
  • dysgeusia
  • hypothyroidism
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
6 - 12 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • syncope
  • chest x-ray abnormal
  • organising pneumonia
  • ventricular extrasystoles
  • anaemia
  • herpes virus infection
  • hyperpyrexia
  • hypothyroidism
  • international normalised ratio decreased
1 - 2 years:
  • cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
  • therapeutic agent toxicity
  • wheezing
  • anxiety
  • blood pressure inadequately controlled
  • cardiac disorder
  • corneal disorder
  • dementia
  • dizziness
  • international normalised ratio increased
2 - 5 years:
  • hepatotoxicity
  • interstitial lung disease
  • palpitations
  • respiratory failure
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • cholestasis
  • confusional state
  • dysphonia
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
5 - 10 years:
  • chronic respiratory failure
  • heart rate increased
  • hypercapnia
  • multiple injuries
  • myalgia
  • pulmonary toxicity
  • staphylococcal infection
  • sudden death
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • interstitial lung disease
10+ years:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • cardiac amyloidosis
  • cardiac failure
  • hyperthyroidism
  • renal failure acute
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • septic shock
  • staphylococcal sepsis
  • wheezing
not specified:
  • renal failure acute
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • thrombocytopenia
  • infusion site phlebitis
  • syncope
  • tremor
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • interstitial lung disease

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • renal failure acute
  • syncope
  • vomiting
  • infusion site phlebitis
  • thrombocytopenia
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • torsade de pointes
  • tremor
  • renal impairment
male:
  • renal failure acute
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • weight decreased
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • hyperthyroidism
  • thrombocytopenia
  • syncope
  • vomiting
  • phlebitis
  • respiratory failure

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • thrombocytopenia
  • hepatotoxicity
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • tri-iodothyronine decreased
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • white blood cell count decreased
2-9:
  • myocardial depression
10-19:
  • thrombocytopenic purpura
  • tremor
  • cardiac procedure complication
  • cerebral infarction
  • drug ineffective
  • neurotoxicity
  • rhabdomyolysis
20-29:
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hyperthyroidism
  • thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
  • asthenia
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • neurotoxicity
  • palpitations
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pulmonary alveolar haemorrhage
  • pulmonary oedema
30-39:
  • cardiac arrest
  • confusional state
  • muscle spasms
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • abdominal pain
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • anuria
  • back pain
  • cardiogenic shock
  • complications of transplanted heart
40-49:
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • hyperthyroidism
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardiac failure
  • drug ineffective
  • hepatotoxicity
  • infusion site phlebitis
50-59:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • completed suicide
  • drug effect decreased
  • hyperthyroidism
  • infusion site phlebitis
  • phlebitis
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • interstitial lung disease
60+:
  • renal failure acute
  • syncope
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • vomiting
  • infusion site phlebitis
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • respiratory failure
  • torsade de pointes

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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