Amiodar

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amiodarone (100 mg)

Prescription Required

166 people have bought this recently

Amiodar

Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amiodarone (100 mg)

Prescription Required

166 people have bought this recently

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Amiodar Information

Amiodar is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Arrhythmia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Amiodar has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Amiodar depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Amiodar include Shortness of Breath, Cough, Trembling. While these are the most often observed Amiodar side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Amiodar go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Amiodar's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Amiodar's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Amiodar can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Amiodar in conditions like Heart Failure, Heart Disease. Some other conditions that can be affected by Amiodar are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Amiodar with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Amiodar, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Amiodar Benefits & Uses
  2. Amiodar Dosage & How to Take
  3. Amiodar Side Effects
  4. Amiodar Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Amiodar with Other Drugs
  6. Amiodar Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Amiodar
  8. Amiodar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Amiodar Benefits & Uses

Amiodar is used to treat the following -

  1. Arrhythmia Primary
  2. Ventricular Tachycardia

Amiodar Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Amiodar

Amiodarone

Amiodar Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amiodar is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Constipation Moderate
  3. Photosensitivity
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Paresthesia
  6. Fatigue Mild
  7. Flushing
  8. Insomnia Mild
  9. Shortness of Breath Common
  10. Cough Common
  11. Trembling
  12. Loss of appetite
  13. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  14. Bradycardia

Amiodar Related Warnings

Is the use of Amiodar safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Amiodar. If you are pregnant, do not take Amiodar without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Amiodar safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Amiodar. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Amiodar on the Kidneys?

Amiodar is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Amiodar on the Liver?

Amiodar is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Amiodar on the Heart?

Amiodar is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amiodar with Other Drugs

Amiodar should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amiodar Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amiodar unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Goiter
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Hypothyroidism
  4. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  5. Heart Failure
  6. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Amiodar

Is this Amiodar habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Amiodar has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Amiodar. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Amiodar should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Amiodar in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Amiodar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amiodar

Taking Amiodar with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Amiodar

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Amiodar with alcohol will be.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cordarone® (amiodarone HCl)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 533-534
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 141-144
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