Amiodarone HCL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Throwing Up
  • Uncoordinated

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Deposits On The Eye
  • Disease Of The Optic Nerve
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Visual Halos Around Lights

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dizzy
  • Dry Eye
  • Head Pain
  • Hemorrhage Of Blood Under The Skin
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Sensitive To Light
  • Sexual Problems
  • Taste Problems
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Functioning Of The Sinus Node Of The Heart
  • Acquired Decrease Of All Cells In The Blood
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrioventricular Heart Block
  • Bleeding From The Lungs
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchospasm
  • Coughing Up Blood
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Deterioration Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • DRESS Syndrome
  • Epididymitis
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Giant Hives
  • Hallucination
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure - Sinoatrial Arrest
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammation In Lungs Caused By Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Muscle Problems
  • Optic Disk Edema
  • Parkinson Symptoms
  • Peripheral Demyelinating Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Rash
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Shock
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sudden Rapid Heartbeat-Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  • Thyroid Carcinoma Cancer
  • Tissue Death
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vasculitis
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Backache
  • Confused
  • Cough
  • Delirium
  • Dry Mouth
  • Eczema
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Increased Production Of Saliva
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Slow Motor Movement

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