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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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In the absence of contraindications (such as QT lengthening or polymorphic ventricular tachycardia), amiodarone is generally the antiarrhythmic drug of choice and has been validated in numerous clinical trials.
Amiodarone and combination of drugs was used in the same frequency as in our study4,5.
Researchers adjusted the statistical models for age, race, body mass index (BMI), heart failure etiology, as well as amiodarone and levothyroxine (LT4) use.
Amiodarone (or equivalent volume of vehicle for control groups) was given 80 mg/kg/day/i.
Eugene attorney Don Corson, who represents Lyman, said trial evidence supported the lawsuit's central allegations regarding the overdose, which happened when an anesthesiologist working at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield mistakenly administered 2,700 milligrams of amiodarone - instead of the 150 milligrams ordered by a surgeon - after Lyman developed ventricular fibrillation while undergoing a heart-valve replacement procedure.
Because of the reports, the antiviral drugs' labels now recommend against using amiodarone with those hepatitis C drugs.
Amiodarone was temporarily stopped and it was substituted by Sotalol at a dose of 80mg BD (class II antiarrhythmic drug with also class III actions) on consultation with Cardiologist.
Amiodarone is the antiarrhythmic drug that is commonly used for the treatment of lifethreatening ventricular, ventricular premature beats and some other supraventricular arrhythmia.
Objective: To study the therapeutic effects of low-dose amiodarone and Betaloc on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy complicated by malignant ventricular arrhythmias.
She was then started on IV amiodarone and subsequently transferred to our hospital several hours later and admitted to the intensive care unit.
Objective: To evaluate the effect of intra- operative single intra venous dose of amiodarone on post operative cardiac arrhythmias in patients undergoing valvular heart surgery.