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Amiodarone Side Effects

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Serious Side Effects of Amiodarone

  • jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or three amiodarone bottlesskin), stomach ache, fever, nausea, darkened urine, or clay-colored stools which could be signs of liver damage
  • feeling restless, jittery, or shaky
  • uncontrollable movements, tremors
  • changes in heartbeat, increase or decrease in heart rate
  • trouble balancing, coordinating, or moving
  • a numb or tingling feeling in the hands, legs, or feet
  • loss of strength
  • increased sweating
  • inflammation of the front side of the neck (goiter)
  • swelling of the body (particularly the hands, lower legs, ankles or feet)
  • changes in menstruation
  • eye pain or permanent vision loss; seeing halos or blurred vision
  • sensitivity to temperature changes
  • changes in weight
  • hair loss or thinning
  • allergic reaction: rash, hives, trouble breathing, hoarseness, swelling of the mouth, tongue, throat , or face

Symptoms of Lung Damage While Taking Amiodarone

Patients who use amiodarone may have an increased risk for developing lung damage. If you are suffering from any of the following symptoms after taking amiodarone, contact your doctor at once:
  • fever
  • trouble breathing
  • hoarseness or wheezing
  • coughing
  • coughing up blood or spitting up blood

Common Side Effects of Amiodarone

  • constipation or trouble going to the bathroom
  • decreased libido (desire to have sex)
  • upset stomach, loss of appetite
  • headache
  • trouble sleeping
  • redness of the skin
  • changes in production of saliva in mouth
  • dryness of the eyes
  • changes in sense of smell or taste