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Amiodarone, Cordarone, Midamor, Moduretic

Description

Amiodarone is a Vaughan-Williams Class III antiarrhythmic agent.

Action

anti-arrythmic, vasodilator

Indications

hypertension

Side Effects

abdominal pain, anorexia, ataxia, AV block, blurred vision, cirrhosis, constipation, corneal deposits, cough, dyspnea, elevated hepatic enzymes, fever, heart failure, hepatitis, hyperthyroidism, hypotension, hypothyroidism, libido decrease, malaise, nausea/vomiting, peripheral neuropathy, photophobia, photosensitivity, pleural effusion, pulmonary fibrosis, QT prolongation, sinus bradycardia, skin discoloration, torsade de pointes, tremor, visual impairment,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Chapparral, Comfrey and Coltsfoot
Chapparral, Comfrey and Coltsfoot may cause liver damage when combined with Amiodarone.


Positive interactions:

Vitamin E
Vitamin E may help prevent AmiodaroneÕs toxic effects on the lungs.

 

 

 

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