When given through an injection intravenously (in the vein) then it may decrease in the blood pressure. To prevent this your doctor or nurse may give Amiodar 200 Tablet slowly. Along with that, you may also be prescribed medicines which increase blood pressure (vasopressor agents) to the infusion.
Q. What does Amiodar 200 Tablet do to the heart?
Amiodar 200 Tablet blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). This way, it helps to restore normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat.
Q. What are the warning signals of liver toxicity caused by Amiodar 200 Tablet?
The warning signals of liver toxicity include yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), tiredness, nausea, vomiting, dark-colored urine, pale-colored stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain or high temperature. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience these symptoms.
Q. Is Amiodar 200 Tablet safe?
Amiodar 200 Tablet is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.
Q. What kind of vision problems occur with Amiodar 200 Tablet?
You may experience blurred vision or see a circle around dazzling light (halos). It may also make your eyes dry or sensitive to light. It can even cause permanent blindness. Therefore, consult your doctor in case you experience any such problems while on Amiodar 200 Tablet.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Apr 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.