Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cordarone
  2. Pacerone

Descriptions


Amiodarone is used to treat life-threatening heart rhythm problems called ventricular arrhythmias. This medicine is used in patients who have already been treated with other medicines that did not work.

Amiodarone belongs to the group of medicines known as antiarrhythmics. It works directly on the heart tissue and will slow the nerve impulses in the heart. This helps keep the heart rhythm normal.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet