Medicine : Cordarone (3ml)

Name:Cordarone (3ml)
Type:Injection
Manufacturer:Sanofi India Ltd (aventis)
Generic Use:Amiodarone
Composition:Amiodarone(50 Mg)
Substitutes:aldarone (150mg) , duron (150mg) , amiodarone (150mg) , eurythmic (150mg) , cardarone (150mg) , ritebeat (150mg) , cordarone (150mg) , cardasol (150mg) , cordarone (3ml) , cordarone , ritebeat (50mg)


Generic ( Amiodarone )



Typical use Of Amiodarone :Angina Pectoris, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Ectopic Tachycardia, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Mild To Moderate Dementia In Alzheimer's Disease, Paroxysmal Re-entry Av Tachycardia, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia.
Mechanism of action of Amiodarone :The Antiarrhythmic Effect Of Amiodarone May Be Due To At Least Two Major Actions. It Prolongs The Myocardial Cell-action Potential (phase 3) Duration And Refractory Period And Acts As A Noncompetitive A- And B-adrenergic Inhibitor.
Drug Interaction of Amiodarone :Amiodarone Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acebutolol, Amprenavir, Artemisinin, Atenolol, Atomoxetine HCl, Betaxolol (HCl), Bisoprolol (Fumarate), Bupivacaine (HCl), Carteolol (HCl), Carvedilol, Chloroquine, Cisapride, Clomipramine (HCl), Cyclosporin A, Dabigatran, Dextromethorphan, Digoxin, Diltiazem (HCl), Disopyramide, Erythromycin, Flecainide (Acetate), Flunarizine (HCl), Fosphenytoin, Halofantrine (HCl), Haloperidol, Iodine, Ioxaglate, Levobunolol (HCl), Liothyronine (Na), Lofepramine (HCl), Mefloquine (HCl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Amiodarone :Neuropathy, Thyroid Disorders, Alopecia, Skin Reactions, Sleep Disturbances, GI Reactions, Visual Disorders.

INTERACTIONS OF AMIODARONE


How Amiodarone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Amiodarone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Amiodarone

No Studies Found