Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
amioderone, weaning
I am 8 weeks post op and have a aorta bio root and pig valve with a david 5 procedure.  4 week post op I had atrial flutter that had to be corrected with cardio vert 100 watt seconds.  I was on 400 mg amioderone for 4 days and then 200mg per day since.  
What is the proper weaning proceedure to stop the amioderone?
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
I was cardioverted from afib using Amiodarone.  I was then on 200 mg a day for around 2 months.  When my cardiologist agreed to discontinue the mediacation, I quit all at once.  One day was 200 mg the next day was nothing.  I remember a conversation with my cardio when he said I would just discontinue dosing all at once.  However, maybe this was because I was on the lowest effectiv does.  As always, discuss this with your cardiologist or electrophysiologist.  Best wishes.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
Recent Activity
667923 tn?1421466324
Blank
skeetelmore65 is hanging in there and thi... Comment
Mar 25
506791 tn?1439846583
Blank
Piparskeggr commented on photo
Mar 24
242912 tn?1402547092
Blank
Jade59 commented on photo
Mar 24
Heart Rhythm Community Resources