amiodarone

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AMIODARONE - ORAL

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

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Uses:

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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