amiodarone


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  • noun

Synonyms for 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 ineffective

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Digoxin, quinidine, propranolol, sotalol, flecainide, propafenone and amiodarone have also been used with varying degrees of success (1, 5-6).
A coronary artery bypass graft he had in September 2005 was complicated by postoperative atrial fibrillation, for which he was started on amiodarone 200 mg tablets--two tablets twice a day for a week and then 200 mg once a day.
Amiodarone was withdrawn, but the patient continued to be managed for cardiac failure and remained critically ill.
I was prescribed amiodarone for a period after the conversion in gradually decreasing doses.
Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity (APT) is usually manifested by acute pneumonitis and chronic fibrosis.
Although interviewed thought leaders are aware of Multaq's important safety advantages over amiodarone, they assert that its antiarrhythmic efficacy is relatively modest.
The AVRO study achieved statistical significance in demonstrating the superiority of vernakalant (iv) over amiodarone in the conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm within 90 minutes of the start of drug administration.
We report a case of torsades de pointes that developed when amiodarone, a class III antiarrhythmic, was added to a drug regimen that included the fluoroquinolone levofloxacin.
Key Words: amiodarone, pulmonary toxicity, alveolar hemorrhage
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Serious Symptomatic Bradycardia When Co-administered with Sofosbuvir and Amiodarone: Postmarketing cases of symptomatic bradycardia and cases requiring pacemaker intervention have been reported when amiodarone is co-administered with sofosbuvir in combination with another HCV direct acting antiviral, including OLYSIO[sup.
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.
The patient's physician subsequently placed him on amiodarone because of ventricular ectopic beats.
If amiodarone is administered for refractory ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia, then a 300 mg bolus should be given 2 minutes after the first adrenaline dose.