Amiodarone

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Other names: Cordarone, Pacerone
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic agent (medication used for irregular heart beat) used for various types of tachyarrhythmias (fast form...
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Does Amiodarone cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Amiodarone
#60 in Amiodarone discussions - 27 posts discuss Hair Loss with Amiodarone. Hair Loss is #60 concern in Amiodarone discussions.
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aking Amiodarone experienced hair loss? I have been t...
" Amiodarone Has anyone taking Amiodarone experienced hair loss? I have been taking it ...now, and am starting to lose my hair. I've read on the net that it can cause hair loss, or the affect of it... "

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during very hot days. The drug was also causing hair loss...
" I was on amiodarone for a number of years during which I had periods of feeling extremely unwell, usually during very hot days. The drug was also causing hair loss. I finally stopped taking it... "

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is thinning out--one of the side effects of amiodarone-it...
" ...it out. When I stopped taking amiodarone-with Dr's permission- I started vomiting and just felt awful ...Pepcid didnt help. And my hair is thinning out--one of the side effects of amiodarone-it started... "

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same effect. Both times, it made me feel utterly depressed...
" ...I was on warfarin. Amiodarone had the same effect. Both times, it made me feel... "

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an underactive thyroid but was put on amiodarone 15 months...
" Hi TerriN. I started on carvedilol 10 years ago and immediately put on weight for ...few years for an underactive thyroid but was put on amiodarone 15 months ago and have noticed that my hair has... "

been with cholesterol meds and amiodarone. After stopping...
" ...inhibitors, and some beta-blockers. Amiodarone is notorious for loss of hair. My experience has been with cholesterol meds and amiodarone. After stopping these meds, my hair loss stopped. Good luck... "

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I was on Amiodarone for 7 years. I felt well and it did the...
" I was on Amiodarone for 7 years. I felt well and it did ...super-sensitive skin and made my hair fall out. It has interactions with other ...months ago but I was offered Digoxin as an alternative. This... "

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aren I have been taking AMIODARONE since May 05 and have n...
" ...Karen I have been taking AMIODARONE since May 05 and have noticed that every morning ...a good run(78 yrs.old). Do you know if baldness is a side affect of AMIODARONE? If it is will my... "

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or me I an now on Amiodarone. I had V-Tach and ended u...
" Amiodarone UV light questions and some others ...for me I an now on Amiodarone. I had V-Tach and ...light on my skin? I was trying this to prevent hair loss before being put on... "

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hospitalized with Amiodarone induced Lung Toxicity....
" My mom is currently hospitalized with Amiodarone induced Lung Toxicity. MRI shows ...Her Thyroid is destroyed. Her symptoms are severe lack of energy, low-grade fever, shortness of breath and... "

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