amiodarone

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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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The drugs--including amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), as well as sotalol (Betapace), dofetilide (Tikosyn), flecainide (Tambocor) and propafenone (Rythmol)--may then be used to maintain normal sinus rhythm.
For example, the drug amiodarone (Corderone, Pacerone), which is used to treat heart arrhythmias, can induce both an overactive and underactive thyroid, particularly in patients with existing thyroid problems.
For example, the drug amiodarone (Corderone, Pacerone), which is used to treat heart arrhythmias, can induce either an overactive or underactive thyroid, particularly in patients with existing thyroid problems.
Afterward, antiarrhythmics--such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), sotalol (Betapace), dofetilide (Tikosyn), flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol) and, most recently, dronedarone (Multaq)--can help maintain normal sinus rhythm, but they have side effects ranging from fatigue and nausea to liver and thyroid disorders and dangerous ventricular arrhythmias.
Medications also can affect thyroid function--for example, the drug amiodarone (Corderone, Pacerone), which is used to treat heart arrhythmias, can induce both an overactive and underactive thyroid.
I take Pacerone, which controls the AFib most of the time--my heart rate is 50-56 and with the AFib, 65-70.
Rhythmcontrol, or antiarrhythmic, drugs such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone) restore normal heart rhythm (sinus rhythm), but questions remain about their long-term effectiveness and safety.
Upsher-Smith has made major inroads in the areas of cardiology--with the market leaders Klor-Con (potassium chloride extended-release tablets, USP), Pacerone (amiodarone HCl) tablets and Folgard RX tablets--and dermatology, with its Amlactin brand of lotions and cream.
1-dispensed potassium supplement in the United States--and for Pacerone Tablets, the leading brand of oral amiodarone, it is constantly searching for new opportunities to fill unmet market needs.