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

Ibutilide Benefits & Uses

Ibutilide is used to treat the following -

  1. आर्टियल फ्लटर
  2. एट्रियल फाइब्रिलेशन Primary

Ibutilide 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 Ibutilide

Ibutilide

Ibutilide Side Effects

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

  1. Headache Common
  2. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  3. Tachycardia
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Arrhythimia

Ibutilide Related Warnings

Is the use of Ibutilide safe for pregnant women?

Ibutilide can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Ibutilide, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Ibutilide safe during breastfeeding?

Ibutilide may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Ibutilide on the Kidneys?

Ibutilide is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Ibutilide on the Liver?

Using Ibutilide does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Ibutilide on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Ibutilide on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ibutilide with Other Drugs

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

Ibutilide Contraindications

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

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Ibutilide

Is this Ibutilide habit forming or addictive?

Ibutilide does not cause addiction.

No

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

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Ibutilide as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Ibutilide only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

No

Ibutilide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ibutilide

Taking Ibutilide with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Ibutilide

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ibutilide and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

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

References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 535
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Corvert® (ibutilide fumarate)
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