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

amiodarone

n amiodarona
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> Rhythm control medications, including flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol), Sotalol (Betapace), amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), and dronedarone (Multaq)
AFib is often initially treated with antiarrhythmic drugs, such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), bepridil hydrochloride (Vascor), or disopyramide (Norpace).
Amiodarone, an antiarrhythmic drug approved for controlling life-threatening recurrent ventricular arrhythmias, is marketed as Cordarone and Pacerone.
Until relatively recently, the only method of choice has been antiarrhythmic medications: amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), dofetilide (Tikosyn), dronedarone (Multaq), flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rhythmol), and sotalol (Betapace).
Among the more common antiarrhythmics are amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), disopyramide (Norpace), dronedarone (Multaq), flecainide (Tambocor) and sotalol (Betapace AF).
Some biological therapies used to treat cancer, including sunitinib (Sutent) and imatinib (Gleevec), also may cause or worsen an underactive thyroid, as can the drug amiodarone (Corderone, Pacerone), which is used to treat heart arrhythmias.
These drugs, known as anti-arrhythmics, include amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone) and dronedarone (Maltaq), among others.