Amiodarone

Antiarrhythmic Agent

Identification
Generic Name
Amiodarone
Brand Name

 
Attributes
Pregnancy
C

Indication
Condition Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Condition-Contra Indications

 
Other Contra-Indication
Avoid nicotine (tobacco smoking) when taking this drug
is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to the drug or to any of its components, as well as to patients with cardiogenic shock, sinus bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree heart blocks, or any history of syncope or fainting due to bradycardia

Contra-Indication
Our Records are Incomplete for Drug Contra-Indications

 
Class Contra-Indication

Side Effects
Common
Nausea
Vomiting
Constipation
Appetite Loss (Anorexia)
Metallic taste
Sense of Taste Decreased
Blood: Thyroid Hormone High (Hyperthyroidism)
Blood: Thyroid Hormone Low (Hypothyroidism)
Fever (Raised Body Temperature)
Skin Reacts Abnormally to Light (Photosensitivity)
Skin Bluish Coloration (Cyanosis)
Headache (Cephalgia)
Dizziness
Fatigue
Involuntary Trembling Or Quivering (Tremor)
Movement: Muscle Coordination Loss (Ataxia)
Skin Tingling Or Numbness (Paresthesias)
Distal Sensory Loss: Peripheral Neuropathy
Weakness
Mind: Sleep Disturbances
Heart Rate Decrease Or Abnormally Low (Bradycardia)
Blood Transaminase Raised in Liver
Eyes: Benign corneal microdeposits
Pulmonary Toxicity
Cough
Breath Shortness (Dyspnoea)
Wheezing
Hepatotoxicity
Insomnia
Uncommon
Heart Rate Irregular (Arrhythmia)
Inflammation at Injection Site
Kidney toxicity
Rare
Hepatitis
Heart Failure
Blood: Platelet Count Low (Thrombocytopenia)
Libido (Sex Drive) Decrease
Hair Loss Abnormal (Alopecia)
Heart or Pulse Rate Raised (Tachycardia)
Eyes: Damage To Optic Nerves
Lungs: Airways obstruction (Bronchospasm)
Lungs: Bleeding
Visual Disturbances
Testicle Edema or Ecchymosis (Redish Blue Discolouration)
Skin: Small Blood Spot (Ecchymosis)
Blood Pressure Below Normal (Hypotension)

Amiodarone

 


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