Amiodarone

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ Eng हिंदी বাংলা

What Are The Uses Of Amiodarone?

Amiodarone is used for treating certain kinds of serious (probably fatal) irregular heartbeats. Some of the conditions treated with amiodarone are:

  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wide complex tachycardia (heart beat exceeding normal rest rate)
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.
  • Arterial fibrillation  (rapid and abnormal heart beat)

 

 It works by restoring the heartbeat to a normal rhythm.  

What Are The Side Effects Of Amiodarone?

Long term use of this medicine can lead to:

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Over  or under activity of the thyroid
  • Corneal micro-deposits
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Discoloration of skin
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Cancer

What Are The Contraindications Of Amiodarone?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Slow heart rate
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Depressed lung functioning

What Are The Uses Of Amiodarone?

Amiodarone is used for treating certain kinds of serious (probably fatal) irregular heartbeats. Some of the conditions treated with amiodarone are:

  • Ventricular fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wide complex tachycardia (heart beat exceeding normal rest rate)
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.
  • Arterial fibrillation  (rapid and abnormal heart beat)

 

 It works by restoring the heartbeat to a normal rhythm.  

What Are The Side Effects Of Amiodarone?

Long term use of this medicine can lead to:

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Over  or under activity of the thyroid
  • Corneal micro-deposits
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Discoloration of skin
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Cancer

What Are The Contraindications Of Amiodarone?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Slow heart rate
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Depressed lung functioning