Cordarone Tablet

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Cordarone Tablet Information

    Cordarone Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Arrhythmia. Secondary and off-label uses of Cordarone Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Cordarone Tablet 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. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Cordarone Tablet include Shortness of Breath, Cough, Trembling. Some other side effects of Cordarone Tablet have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Cordarone Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Cordarone Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Cordarone Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure, Heart Disease must refrain from the use of Cordarone Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Cordarone Tablet contraindications section.

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

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



    Cordarone Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Cordarone Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Cordarone Tablet 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 Tablet Side Effects

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

    Severe

    • Bradycardia

    Moderate

    Mild

    Common

    Cordarone Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Cordarone Tablet 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 Tablet 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 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Cordarone on the kidneys.

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


      Cordarone does not damage the liver.

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


      Side effects of Cordarone rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Cordarone Tablet with Other Drugs

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

    Severe



    Cordarone Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Cordarone Tablet

    • Is this Cordarone Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Cordarone Tablet is not addictive in nature.

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


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

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Cordarone Tablet 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 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Cordarone Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cordarone Tablet


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

      Severe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cordarone Tablet


      Information about the interaction of Cordarone Tablet 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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