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Duron 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Duron 200mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Duron 200mg Tablet

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Lactation
MRP
90.92
₹9.09/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Duron Tablet

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Uses of Duron Tablet

Duron 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.
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Duron Tablet side effects

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

How Duron Tablet works

Duron 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 Duron Tablet

Expert advice for Duron Tablet

  • It is very effective in the treatment of various types of arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythm).
  • Duron 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 Duron can interact with many medicines.
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Duron Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Duron Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Duron 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Duron 200mg 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
Duron 200mg 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
Duron 200mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Duron 200mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Duron 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Duron 200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Duron Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Duron 200mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Duron 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
Duron 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, Duron 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
Duron is an antiarrhythmic agent known to cause prolongation of QT interval and controls the heart rate
No, Duron does not stimulate T4 receptors directly
Duron can cause swelling due to allergic reaction.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Duron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Duron with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Simvastatin: Starstat, Zosta, Biosim, Femella, Simlup, Simcard, Simvotin, ZOCOR(MSD), Simvastol, Simlo, Sim, Simlip, Simchol, Simvas
Duron with Saquinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune
Duron with Fluvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluvastatin: Lescol
Duron with Verapamil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Verapamil: Vpl, Calaptin
Duron with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Duron with Cerivastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cerivastatin: Lipobay
Duron with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lovastatin: Lostatin, Statin, Lovalip, Lipistat
Duron with Pitavastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta
Duron with Lithium
LIFE-THREATENING
Duron with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Duron with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Duron with Cimetidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Duron with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Duron with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Duron with Digoxin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin
Duron with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Duron with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Duron with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier, Verz
Duron with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Duron with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Duron with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Duron with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Duron with Pindolol
BENEFICIAL
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
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