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Amiodarone

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Amiodarone

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Amiodarone Information

Amiodarone Benefits & Uses

Amiodarone is used to treat the following -

Amiodarone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amiodarone

Amiodarone

Amiodarone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amiodarone 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 सामान्य
  10. Cough सामान्य
  11. Trembling
  12. Loss of appetite
  13. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  14. Bradycardia

Amiodarone Related Warnings

Is the use of Amiodarone safe for pregnant women?

Amiodarone can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Amiodarone safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Amiodarone. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Amiodarone on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Amiodarone on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Amiodarone on the Liver?

Amiodarone is not harmful for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Amiodarone on the Heart?

Side effects of Amiodarone rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Amiodarone with Other Drugs

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

Amiodarone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amiodarone 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 Amiodarone

Is this Amiodarone habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Amiodarone.

No

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Amiodarone can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Amiodarone is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Amiodarone is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Amiodarone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amiodarone

The side effects of taking Amiodarone with certain foods can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Amiodarone

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Amiodarone.

Unknown

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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