Ibutilide Side Effects
Not all side effects for ibutilide may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to ibutilide: parenteral solution for injection
Side effects include:
Generally well tolerated. Adverse events affecting the cardiovascular system (e.g., arrhythmogenic affects, affects on cardiac conduction, palpitation, hypotension, hypertension), nausea, and headache reported in ≤5.1% of patients.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ibutilide: intravenous solution
The most common adverse reactions were ventricular extrasystoles, non-sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, headache, and non-sustained polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Sustained polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, non-sustained polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, non-sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, atrioventricular block, bundle branch block, ventricular extrasystoles, hypotension/postural hypotension, bradycardia/sinus bradycardia, tachycardia/sinus tachycardia/supraventricular tachycardia, hypertension, QT segment prolonged, palpitation, tachycardia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, supraventricular extrasystoles, nodal arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, idioventricular rhythm[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Syncope[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Nausea[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Renal failure[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Corvert (ibutilide)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
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