Amiodar 100 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Amiodar Tablet

Amiodar 100 Tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.

Amiodar Tablet side effects

Common
  • Tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Photosensitivity
  • Nausea
  • Coordination impaired
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Alterations in thyroid hormone levels
  • Taste change
  • Constipation
  • Abnormal vision
  • Lung damage
  • Tremor

How to use Amiodar Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amiodar 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amiodar Tablet works

Amiodar 100 Tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Amiodar Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amiodar 100 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Amiodar 100 Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Amiodar 100 Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Amiodar 100 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amiodar 100 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Amiodar 100 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amiodar 100 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amiodar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Amiodar 100 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • It is very effective in the treatment of various types of arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythm).
  • Amiodar 100 Tablet has several serious adverse effects and is indicated only when the condition is serious and no other treatments are suitable.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop breathlessness, persistent cough, jaundice, restlessness, weight loss/gain, or eye problems.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight as there may be a risk of photosensitivity.
  • Notify your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking as Amiodar 100 Tablet can interact with many medicines.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amiodar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
BENEFICIAL

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FAQs

Q. Is amiodarone a beta blocker or an ace inhibitor or a diuretic or an inotrope?

No. Amiodarone is belongs to a group of drugs called antiarrhythmics. It works by relaxing overactive heart muscles

Q. Is amiodarone rich in iodine?

Yes. Amiodarone contains iodine

Q. Is Amiodar safe or is Amiodar safe to take?

Amiodar is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Amiodar dangerous?

It can be dangerous if taken in inappropriate doses

Q. Is Amiodar dialyzed?

Yes, Amiodar is dialyzed

Q. Can I take amiodarone with Viagra(sildenafil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Drugs like Viagra(sildenafil), Tylenol (acetaminophen), ibuprofen or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can increase the side-effects of amiodarone, and vice verca. Please consult your doctor before taking amiodarone with any other drug

Q. Does Amiodar lower blood pressure or cause dizziness?

Yes, it causes low blood pressure, dizziness

Q. Does it causes constipation?

Yes, it causes constipation

Q. Does Amiodar affects the heart rate or does it cause prolonged Qt interval?

Amiodar is an antiarrhythmic agent known to cause prolongation of QT interval and controls the heart rate

Q. Does Amiodar stimulate T4 receptors?

No, Amiodar does not stimulate T4 receptors directly

Q. Does Amiodar cause swelling?

Amiodar can cause swelling due to allergic reaction.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Aug 2018.
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