Generic Name: Amiodarone
Brand Name: Cordarone, Kendaron, Tiaryt

Amiodarone is a medication that affects the rhythm antiartimik heartbeat.

Amiodarone is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with impaired ventricular heartbeat rhythms. Amiodarone is used to treat ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.

Amiodarone is also used for other needs which have not been listed here.

Important Information
Amiodarone is used only in life-threatening condition. This drug can potentially cause side effects that can be fatal.

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to amiodarone or iodine, or if you have certain heart conditions such as AV block or have had heart rate slows down. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are pregnant. This medication can be harmful to the fetus. Use effective birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.

You may experience side effects even after you stop using this medication. This will happen for a few months until the drug is completely clean from your body.

Side Effects
Call emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to this:
· The pattern of worsening heart rate or change
· Pounding heartbeat, fast or slow
· Feeling you are going to faint
· Tightness, coughing, chest pain, trouble breathing, coughing up blood
· Blurred vision, loss of vision, headache or pain behind the eyes, sometimes with vomiting
· Short of breath, swelling, rapid weight gain increases with
· Lost weight, thin hair, feeling hot or cold, irregular menstrual periods, swelling in the neck
· Numbness, burning, pain or tingling in the hands and feet
· Nausea, abdominal pain, mild fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-like dirt, yellowing of skin and eyes

Other side effects are:
· Dizziness or fatigue
· Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, loss of appetite
· Difficulty sleeping
· Weak
· Warm, tingling, or redness under the skin

Symptomatic side effects above may appear incomplete and other symptoms.