AMIODON 200MG TABLET

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for AMIODON 200MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
112.5
₹11.25/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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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

Common

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

How AMIODON TABLET works

Amiodon 200mg tablet treats irregular heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

In Depth Information on AMIODON TABLET

Expert advice for AMIODON 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for AMIODON 200MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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
CAUTION
Amiodon 200mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LIPICURE 10MG TABLET, ATORLIP 20MG TABLET, ATORSAVE 20MG TABLET, ATOCOR 20MG 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 for AMIODON 200MG TABLET

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
Q. Is amiodarone safe or is amiodarone safe to take?
Amiodarone is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is amiodarone dangerous?
It can be dangerous if taken in inappropriate doses
Q. Is amiodarone dialyzed?
Yes, amiodarone 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 amiodarone lower blood pressure or cause dizziness?
Yes, it causes low blood pressure, dizziness
Q. Does it causes constipation?
Yes, it causes constipation
Q. Does amiodarone affects the heart rate or does it cause prolonged Qt interval?
Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic agent known to cause prolongation of QT interval and controls the heart rate
Q. Does amiodarone stimulate T4 receptors?
No, amiodarone does not stimulate T4 receptors directly
Q. Does amiodarone cause swelling?
Amiodarone can cause swelling due to allergic reaction.
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