Amiodon 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Amiodon 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Amiodon Tablet

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Uses of Amiodon Tablet

Amiodon 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Amiodon Tablet

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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 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. Amiodon 200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Amiodon Tablet works

Amiodon 200mg Tablet 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 Tablet

Expert advice for Amiodon Tablet

  • 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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Amiodon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Amiodon Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amiodon 200mg 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Amiodon 200mg Tablet is unsafe to use during lactation. Dat
a suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Amiodon 200mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a
short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Amiodon 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Amiodon 200mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Amiodon 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amiodon 200mg Tablet 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, Aztor 40mg Tablet

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Amiodon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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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