Cordarone 100mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Sanofi India Ltd.
  • Composition : Amiodarone 100mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Arrhythmias
  • Estimated Price : 58.00 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Cordarone 100mg Tablet

Cordarone 100mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Arrhythmias

Side effects of Cordarone 100mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Cordarone 100mg Tablet are - Confusion, Disorientation, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Hallucinations, Headache, Insomnia, Abnormal Salivation, Abnormal Taste and Smell, Blurred Vision , Dry Eyes, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Hepatitis, Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased Libido, Impotence

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cordarone 100mg Tablet

Do not use Cordarone 100mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Amiodarone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cordarone 100mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cordarone 100mg Tablet works

Cordarone 100mg Tablet contains - Amiodarone

Amiodarone is known as an anti-arrhythmic drug. It works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat.

Dosage of Cordarone 100mg Tablet

The dosage of Cordarone 100mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cordarone 100mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cordarone 100mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Interaction

Drug :- anticoagulants: Increased anticoagulant response and possibly serious bleeding azole antifungals, fluoroquinolones, macrolide.

antibiotics: Increased risk of prolonged QT interval and life-threatening arrhythmias.

beta blockers: Increased serum levels of beta blockers with increased risk of AV block, hypotension, and bradycardia.

calcium channel blockers: Increased serum levels of these drugs and increased risk of AV block, bradycardia, and hypotension cholestyramine, phenytoin, rifampin, St. John's wort: Decreased amiodarone level.

cimetidine: Increased amiodarone level.

clopidogrel: Increased risk of ineffective inhibition of platelet aggregation.

cyclosporine: Increased cyclosporine level dextromethorphan, methotrexate, phenytoin: Increased serum levels of these drugs and increased risk of toxicity if amiodarone is taken orally for more than 2 weeks.

digoxin: Increased serum digoxin level and risk of digitalis toxicity diltiazem, propranolol, verapamil: Increased risk of hemodynamic and electrophysiologic abnormalities disopyramide: Increased serum disopyramide level with QT prolongation and increased risk of arrhythmias.

fentanyl: Increased serum fentanyl level with increased risk of bradycardia, decreased cardiac output, and hypotension.

flecainide: Increased serum flecainide level.

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors such as atorvastatin and simvastatin: Increased risk of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis.

hydantoins: Increased serum hydantoin level with long-term use and reduced serum amiodarone level.

lidocaine: Increased serum lidocaine level and risk of seizures and bradycardia loratadine, trazodone: Increased risk of QTinterval prolongation and torsades de pointes.

potassium- and magnesium-depleting drugs: Increased risk of hypokalemia and hypomagnesemia.

procainamide: Increased serum procainamide or N-acetylprocainamide.

levelquinidine: Increased serum quinidine level with risk of life-threatening arrhythmias.

ritonavir: Increased serum amiodarone level with increased risk of cardiotoxicity.

theophylline: Increased serum theophylline level, increased risk of theophylline toxicity.

warfarin: Increased PT and risk of bleeding.

Food :- grapefruit juice: Increased amiodarone level.

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