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Pacerone

amiodarone
Amiodarone affects the rhythm of your heartbeats. Amiodarone is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with life-threatening heart rhythm disorders of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow out of the heart). Amiodarone is used to treat ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Amiodarone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
amiodarone
DRUG TYPE
group III antiarrhythmics

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Frequently Asked Questions

Amiodarone is for use only in treating life-threatening heart rhythm disorders.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to amiodarone or iodine, or if you have heart block, a history of slow heartbeats that have caused you to faint, or if your heart cannot pump blood properly.

Amiodarone can cause dangerous side effects on your heart, liver, lungs, or vision.

Call your doctor or get medical help at once if you have: chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, trouble breathing, vision problems, upper stomach pain, vomiting, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), or if you cough up blood.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Pacerone tablet 100 mg200 mg400 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Amiodarone Hydrochloride tablet 100 mg200 mg400 mg

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