Medicine Overview of Amiodar Tablet
Amiodar 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias
Nausea, Constipation, Slow heart rate, Increased liver enzymes, Altered taste, Increased level of thyroid hormones, Corneal microdeposits, Photosensitivity, Decreased thyroid stimulating hormone, Tremor, Sleep disorder, Eczema.
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amiodar 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Amiodar 100mg tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medicine. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.
In Depth Information on Amiodar Tablet
- Do not start or continue amiodarone if you have signs of an allergic reaction like a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
- Do not take amiodarone if you have a slower than usual heartbeat (called sinus bradycardia) or an illness which causes irregular heartbeats called ‘sino-atrial’ heart block; have or any other problems with your heartbeat and do not have a pacemaker fitted.
- Do not take amiodarone if you have thyroid problem, severe breathing problems, serious blood circulation problems, low blood pressure, weak heart (cardiomyopathy) or heart failure.
- Avoid using amiodarone if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amiodar 100mg 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.
Amiodar 100mg Tablet is usafe to use during lactation.
suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
Amiodar 100mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a
short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Amiodar 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amiodar 100mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Amiodar 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amiodar 100mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Ritomune 100mg Capsule, Gesicard 20mg Injection
If you miss a dose of Amiodarone, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Amiodar 100mg Tablet
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
Amiodar is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
It can be dangerous if taken in inappropriate doses
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
Yes, it causes low blood pressure, dizziness
Q. Does it causes constipation?
Yes, it causes constipation
Amiodar is an antiarrhythmic agent known to cause prolongation of QT interval and controls the heart rate
No, Amiodar does not stimulate T4 receptors directly
Amiodar can cause swelling due to allergic reaction.
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