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Common Brand Name(s): Cordarone, Pacerone
Phonetic Pronunciation: (A-mi-OH-da-rone)
Information last revised May 2010

What does AMIODARONE-ORAL look like?

Tar40250amiodarone 200 mg Tab
Zyd02270amiodarone 200 mg Tab
Ush01440Pacerone 100 mg Tab
Ush01441Pacerone 100 mg Tab
Tar40570amiodarone 400 mg Tab


This medication is used to treat certain types of serious (possibly fatal) irregular heartbeat (such as persistent ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia). It is used to restore normal heart rhythm and maintain a regular, steady heartbeat. Amiodarone is known as an anti-arrhythmic drug. It works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat.
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