Generic Name - Amiodarone
Category - Heart Disease
Generic for Cordarone* is indicated for the treatment of arrhythmias. Arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms that causes heart to pump less effectively. Amiodarone (Generic for Cordarone*) works by relaxing an overactive heart.
Generic for Cordarone* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Cordarone* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Cordarone* should not be taken by patients who have history of following ailment conditions
Marked sinus bradycardia
Second- or third-degree AV block unless a functioning pacemaker is available
There are a number of medication that interact with Combivent. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Cordarone* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Cordarone*,
The usual recommended loading dosage of Generic for Cordarone* for arrhythmias is 800 to 1,600 mg/day for 1 to 3 weeks (occasionally longer) until initial therapeutic response occurs. Administration of Generic for Cordarone* in divided doses with meals is suggested for total daily doses of 1,000 mg or higher, or when gastrointestinal intolerance occurs.
Generic for Cordarone* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Cordarone* side Effects include appetite increase or decrease, blue-gray coloring of the skin, blurred vision, seeing blue-green halos, increased sensitivity of the eyes to light, cough, or difficulty breathing, difficulty walking, dry or puffy skin or eyes, intolerance to heat or cold and nervousness.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cordarone*.
Generic for Cordarone* and Pregnancy
There are no adequate or well-controlled studies to indicate the safety and effectiveness of Generic for Cordarone* in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Cordarone* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Cordarone* is excreted in human milk and may cause unwanted effects on nursing babies. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Cordarone* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Cordarone*in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Cordarone* and Geriatric
Studies do not indicate any overall difference in the safety and effectiveness of Generic for Cordarone* with relation to age.
The above information about Generic for Cordarone*serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.