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Amioderone half life

How long will side effects last its been three weeks since stopping Amioderone and still getting sweats and tremors although not as often.
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67
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Female
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160
Current Medications
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toperol
warfarin
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had Cardiac ablation April 13th had to be taken off Amiodarone because it was effecting liver and causes hand tremors and sweats.
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The half life of amioderone is very long (25-100 days!) Plus, it is bound to your proteins in your blood which is why it takes so long to eliminate. However, once you stop taking it it will eventually leave your body.
Also, I see that you are taking warfarin. Amioderone decreases the metabolism of warfarin (meaning you have to take less warfarin for the desired effect) so if you stop taking amioderone, over the next 25-100 days you will likely need to have your INR checked frequently, and may need an increase in your dose of warfarin to prevent you from getting a clot.
If you haven't had your INR taken since you stopped, you need to get it drawn ASAP.
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