Cordarone

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Cordarone Information

    Cordarone, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection, Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Arrhythmia. The alternative uses of Cordarone have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Cordarone is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. 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 Cordarone include Shortness of Breath, Cough, Trembling. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Cordarone can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Cordarone go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Cordarone is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Cordarone has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Cordarone related warnings section.

    Cordarone can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Cordarone in conditions like Heart Failure, Heart Disease. The section on Cordarone contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Cordarone may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Cordarone is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Cordarone Benefits & Uses

    Cordarone is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Cordarone 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 weeks
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 800 - 1600 mg
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 200 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 weeks
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 800 - 1600 mg
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Neonates (0 to 1 month)
    • Disease: Arrhythmia
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Cordarone Side Effects

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

    Severe

    • Bradycardia

    Moderate

    Mild

    Common

    Cordarone Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Cordarone safe for pregnant women?


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

      Severe
    • Is the use of Cordarone safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Cordarone may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Cordarone should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Cordarone on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Cordarone on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cordarone on the Liver?


      Cordarone does not damage the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cordarone on the Heart?


      Side effects of Cordarone rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Cordarone with Other Drugs

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

    Severe



    Cordarone Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Cordarone

    • Is this Cordarone habit forming or addictive?


      Cordarone is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Cordarone, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Cordarone can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Cordarone is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Cordarone is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Cordarone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cordarone


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

      Severe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cordarone


      Information about the interaction of Cordarone and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cordarone® (amiodarone HCl)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 533-534

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 141-144



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