Amiodon 150mg Injection

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Composition for Amiodon 150mg Injection

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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Amiodon Injection

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Uses of Amiodon Injection

Amiodon 150mg Injection is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Amiodon Injection

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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.

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How to use Amiodon Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Amiodon Injection works

Amiodon 150mg injection is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart to correct irregular heartbeat to a normal rhythm.

In Depth Information on Amiodon Injection

Expert advice for Amiodon Injection

  • It is very effective in the treatment of various types of arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythm).
  • Amiodon 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 Amiodon can interact with many medicines.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Amiodon 150mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amiodon 150mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Amiodon 150mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. D
ata 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.
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Driving
Amiodon 150mg Injection may cause blurring of your vision fo
r a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
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Amiodon 150mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amiodon 150mg Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Amiodon 150mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amiodon 150mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Lipicure 10mg Tablet, Ritomune 100mg Capsule, Itragreat 200mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amiodon 150mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Amiodarone

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
Amiodon 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
Yes, Amiodon 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
Yes, it causes low blood pressure, dizziness
Q. Does it causes constipation?
Yes, it causes constipation
Amiodon is an antiarrhythmic agent known to cause prolongation of QT interval and controls the heart rate
No, Amiodon does not stimulate T4 receptors directly
Amiodon can cause swelling due to allergic reaction.
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