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   Amiodarone

Amiodarone
(oral) (tablet)


Treats life-threatening heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) in patients who have already taken other antiarrhythmic medicines.

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Pacerone, Cordarone
 
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Amiodarone
Pacerone, Cordarone
Uses
Treats life-threatening heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) in patients who have already taken other antiarrhythmic medicines.

Storage
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment.
  • You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed. Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Tablet. Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often.
  • Your dose may need to be changed several times in order to find out what works best for you.
  • Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. You will receive your first dose of this medicine in a hospital.
  • Your caregivers will watch you closely after you take this medicine to make sure you do not have any serious side effects. This medicine should come with a Medication Guide.
  • Read and follow these instructions carefully.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
  • Ask your pharmacist for the Medication Guide if you do not have one.
  • Your doctor might ask you to sign some forms to show that you understand this information. It may take one or two weeks before your body responds to this medicine.
  • Take this medicine exactly as your doctor ordered, even if you feel fine. You may take this medicine with or without food, but take it the same way each time. You may need to carry identification showing that you are taking amiodarone.
  • Ask your doctor about this.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. Blistering, peeling, red skin rash. Blurred vision, seeing halos, feeling that your eyes are more sensitive to light. Continued or worsened irregular heartbeat. Cough with blood or chest pain. Dark-colored urine or pale stools. Fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat. Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting. Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in your upper stomach. Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands, arms, legs, or feet. Severe headache, pain behind your eyes, or problems with balance, walking, or speech. Shallow or labored breathing. Shortness of breath, cold sweat, and bluish-colored skin. Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet. Twitching or muscle movements you cannot control (often in your eyes, jaw, neck or upper body). Unusual bleeding or bruising. Unusual tiredness or weakness. Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to amiodarone or iodine, or if you are pregnant.
  • You should not use this medicine if you have certain heart problems such as heart block or severe sinus-node dysfunction.
  • Do not use this medicine if you have had fainting spells caused by very slow heartbeat.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Drug Interactions
  • Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby.
  • Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant.
  • If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away. Make sure your doctor knows if you are breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease (such as congestive heart failure), breathing problems or lung disease, liver disease, high or low blood pressure, thyroid disorder, or low potassium or magnesium in your blood. Do not stop using this medicine suddenly without asking your doctor.
  • You may need to slowly decrease your dose before stopping it completely. Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine.
  • You may need to stop using this medicine several days before having surgery or medical tests. This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Use a sunscreen when you are outdoors.
  • Avoid sunlamps and tanning beds.After taking amiodarone for several months, your skin may look blue-gray in color, especially on areas exposed to sunlight. Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using this medicine.
  • Be sure to keep all appointments.
  • You may also need to have regular blood tests or eye examinations while you are using this medicine. Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine.
  • This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.

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