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Cordarone (Amiodarone) - Torsade DE Pointes - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Torsade DE Pointes (22)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Cordarone (Amiodarone) where reactions include torsade de pointes. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Cordarone side effects in 57 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-24

Patient: 57 year old male

Reactions: Hepatic Function Abnormal, Hyperkalaemia, Hyponatraemia, Atrial Fibrillation, Drug Interaction, Torsade DE Pointes, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Decubitus Ulcer, Sepsis, Cardiac Failure Congestive

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Solian
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1 tablet daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2007-01-01
    End date: 2012-07-01

Bisoprolol Fumarate
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Paroxetine HCL; Simvastatin; Inspra; Furosemide; Plavix; Xanax



Possible Cordarone side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from China on 2012-08-10

Patient: 43 year old female, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Dyspnoea, Atrial Fibrillation, Respiratory Arrest, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest, Loss of Consciousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cedilanid

Avelox
    Dosage: unk
    End date: 2010-10-11

Cordarone
    Dosage: unk
    End date: 2010-10-11

Other drugs received by patient: Spirolone; Perindopril Erbumine; Warfarin Sodium; Cefoperazone W / Sulbactam



Possible Cordarone side effects in 43 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from China on 2012-08-09

Patient: 43 year old female, weighing 48.0 kg (105.6 pounds)

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Torsade DE Pointes, Dyspnoea, Atrial Fibrillation, Respiratory Arrest, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest, Loss of Consciousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone
    Dosage: unk
    End date: 2010-10-11

Avelox
    Dosage: unk
    End date: 2010-10-11

Cedilanid

Other drugs received by patient: Cefoperazone W / Sulbactam; Spirolone; Warfarin Sodium; Perindopril Erbumine



Possible Cordarone side effects in 90 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-06

Patient: 90 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Drug Interaction, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest, Hypokalaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Diltiazem HCL
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 1998-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-17

Other drugs received by patient: Zoltum; Lorazepam



Possible Cordarone side effects in 90 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-03

Patient: 90 year old female

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Ventricular Extrasystoles, Vomiting, General Physical Health Deterioration, Fall, Hypokalaemia, Torsade DE Pointes, Overdose, Malaise, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diltiazem Hydrochloride
    Dosage: (200 mg qd oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 1998-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-17

Cordarone
    Dosage: (200 mg qd oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-17

Other drugs received by patient: Temesta / 00273201 /; Zoltum / 00661201 /



Possible Cordarone side effects in 90 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-02

Patient: 90 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Drug Interaction, Bradycardia, Cardiac Arrest, Hypokalaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Diltiazem HCL
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 1998-01-01
    End date: 2012-05-17

Other drugs received by patient: Zoltum; Lorazepam



Possible Cordarone side effects in 85 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-05-21

Patient: 85 year old male

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Ventricular Tachycardia, Drug Interaction, Coma

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Diltiazem HCL
    Dosage: 300 mg, daily dose not provided
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cardiac Failure

Nebivolol HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cardiac Failure

Other drugs received by patient: Potassium Chloride; Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol; Pentoxifylline; Cozaar



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2012-05-15

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Dosage: 400 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-03-01

Cordarone
    Dosage: 200 mg, unk
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Multaq
    Dosage: 800 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol; Aspirin; Lipitor; Ramipril; Furosemide



Possible Cordarone side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-05-14

Patient: 68 year old female

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Torsade DE Pointes, Overdose, Ventricular Tachycardia, Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone
    Start date: 2009-11-01
    End date: 2009-11-01

Citalopram
    Dosage: 20 mg

Digoxin
    Dosage: overdose nos

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Isoptin; Arixtra; Xyzal; Augmentin; Pulmicort; Singulair; Imovane



Possible Cordarone side effects in 68 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-05-10

Patient: 68 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Ventricular Tachycardia, Bradycardia, Multiple Myeloma

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Citalopram Hydrobromide
    Dosage: 20 mg daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Digoxin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2009-11-01
    End date: 2009-12-10

Cordarone
    Dosage: 200 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2009-11-01
    End date: 2009-12-10

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Singulair; Augmentin; Isoptin; Arixtra; Pulmicort; Xyzal; Imovane



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2012-05-09

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Cordarone
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Tartrate; Lipitor; Aspirin; Ramipril; Furosemide



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2012-03-01

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone
    Dosage: 200 mg, single
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Dronedarone HCL
    Dosage: 400 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Dronedarone HCL
    Dosage: 400 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Lipitor; Ramipril; Furosemide



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Sweden on 2012-02-24

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Cordarone
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Other drugs received by patient: Ramipril; Furosemide; Lipitor; Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2012-02-24

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Cardiac Failure, Electrolyte Imbalance, Ventricular Fibrillation, Treatment Failure, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Cordarone
    Dosage: total dose : 200 mg
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor; Ramipril; Aspirin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Furosemide



Possible Cordarone side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Norway on 2012-02-15

Patient: 75 year old male

Reactions: Ventricular Extrasystoles, Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Ventricular Fibrillation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Haldol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Erythromycin
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cordarone
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2012-01-23

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone
    Dosage: total dose : 200 mg
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-09-26
    End date: 2011-09-26

Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-03-01

Other drugs received by patient: Ramipril; Aspirin; Lipitor; Metoprolol; Furosemide



Possible Cordarone side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-13

Patient: 56 year old male, weighing 55.0 kg (121.0 pounds)

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Bradycardia, Hypokalaemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Roxithromycin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Lung Disorder
    Start date: 2005-06-11
    End date: 2005-06-14

Vfend
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Aspergillosis
    Start date: 2005-06-09
    End date: 2005-06-14

Cordarone
    Indication: Atrial Flutter

Digoxin
    Indication: Atrial Flutter

Timolol Maleate
    Indication: Glaucoma

Digoxin
    Dosage: 0.3 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2005-06-08
    End date: 2005-06-14

Cordarone
    Dosage: 400 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2005-06-08
    End date: 2005-06-14

Other drugs received by patient: Amoxicillin Trihydrate; Levothyroxine Sodium



Possible Cordarone side effects in 56 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-12

Patient: 56 year old male

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Bradycardia, Hypokalaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Digoxin
    Dosage: 0.3 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2005-06-08
    End date: 2005-06-14

Digoxin
    Indication: Atrial Flutter

Cordarone
    Dosage: 400 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2005-06-08
    End date: 2005-06-14

Vfend
    Dosage: 200 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Aspergillosis
    Start date: 2005-06-09
    End date: 2005-06-14

Rulid
    Dosage: 150 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2005-06-11
    End date: 2005-06-14

Cordarone
    Indication: Atrial Flutter

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine Sodium; Amoxicillin Trihydrate



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2011-12-09

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cordarone
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-09-26

Dronedarone HCL
    Dosage: 400 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2011-09-23

Dronedarone HCL
    Dosage: 400 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-03-01



Possible Cordarone side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2011-12-06

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2011-01-07
    End date: 2011-09-23

Cordarone



Possible Cordarone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2011-10-12

Patient: female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes, Cardiac Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dronedarone HCL

Cordarone
    Dosage: 200 mg



Possible Cordarone side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Sweden on 2011-10-10

Patient: female

Reactions: Torsade DE Pointes

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq

Cordarone

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