amiodarone


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a·mi·o·da·rone

 (ə-mē′ō-də-rōn′, -rən)
n.
A vasodilator drug, C25H29I2NO3, used in its hydrochloride form to control ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias and to manage angina pectoris.

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Noun1.amiodarone - an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffectiveamiodarone - an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
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Amiodaron

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At presentation, the patient was receiving conventional heart failure treatment (aspirin 100 mg/day, metoprolol 50mg twice daily, furosemide 40 mg once daily and amiodarone 50mg twice daily).
The VT episode sustained despite intravenous lidocaine and amiodarone therapy.
6%) patients were given amiodarone followed by DC cardio-version because of either failure to cardiovertion with drugs or because of hemodynamic instability.
About 153 (11 per cent) were taking amiodarone and 174 (13 per cent) were taking levothyroxine.
Amiodarone is a currently used drug with high efficacy for the treatment acute life-threatening arrhythmias.
Amiodarone (AM) is benzofuran derivative with highly effective class III antidysrhythmic activity.
Lee Lyman, 56, was victimized by an error "of a magnitude never seen before" involving the heart drug amiodarone, said Portland attorney Sam Freidenberg, Lyman's court-appointed conservator.
Using catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation (Afib) in patients who also have heart failure is more effective than using the antiarrhythmic drug amiodarone (Pacerone[R], Cordarone[R]), according to a study presented earlier this year at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting.
This study, called 'Vernakalant-facilitated electrical cardioversion: comparison of intravenous vernakalant and amiodarone for drug-enhanced electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation after failed electrical cardioversion', authored by Andreas Mussigbrodt et al, is published in the Advanced Access section of journal Europace website.
Taking the antiarrythmic drug amiodarone with the hepatitis C antiviral drugs ledipasvir and sofosbuvir, or with sofosbuvir plus another direct-acting antiviral drug, has been associated with cases of symptomatic bradycardia--including a fatal cardiac arrest--according to the Food and Drug Administration.
V Amiodarone for 5 days followed by oral Amiodarone 800 mg for one month and then 400 mg from last two months.
Well-studied drugs that cause pulmonary toxicity include methotrexate, bleomycin and amiodarone, all of which can cause interstitial lung disease [1].