Description Of CORDARONE 200 MG
Cordarone X 200 MG Tablet is an antiarrhythmic medicine which is used to treat irregular heart beats. This medicine should be used only for life-threatening arrhythmias. It may resone severe lung and liver injury which could be fatal.
CORDARONE 200 MG Chemical Name
CORDARONE 200 MG Manufactured
Sanofi India Ltd.
Uses of CORDARONE 200 MG
What is CORDARONE 200 MG?
Cordarone 200 Tablet is used for Recurrent irregular heartbeat, Irregular and fast heartbeats, Recurrent rapid heartbeat leading to hemodynamic instability and other conditions. Cordarone 200 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cordarone 200 Tablet contains Amiodarone as an active ingredient.
Cordarone 200 Tablet works by antagonizing adrenoceptors and prolonging the refractory period of heart cells.
How CORDARONE 200 MG working
Cordarone 200 Tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It control heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.
CORDARONE 200 MG Dosage
Oral:Ventricular arrhythmias- Adult: 800-1,600 mg/day in 1-2 divided shot for 1-3 week until initial therapeutic reflection is achieved then reduce shot to 600-800 mg/day in 1-2 divided shot for 1 month. Maintenance: 400 mg/day; lower shot may be used for supraventricular arrhythmias. Close monitoring of the patient is recommended. Use the minimum effective dose. Liver impairment: Dosage reduction may be necessary.
Adverse effects Of CORDARONE 200 MG
Heart: Abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure, heart attack, low blood pressure, sinus arrest.
Central Nervous System: Abnormal gait/ lack of coordination, dizziness, fatigue, uneasiness, tingling, tremor/abnormal involuntary movement, headache, sleep disturbances, confusion, delirium, disorientation, pseudotumor cerebri( increased pressure inside the skull).
Skin: Sensitivity to sunlight, flushing, redness, severe allergic reactions, itching, blue-gray discoloration, skin cancer.
Eye and ENT: Visual disturbances, abnormal smell sensation, ringing in the ears, may lead to sightlessness.
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of CORDARONE 200 MG
Close monitoring is advocate as AMIODARONE may worsen arrhythmia mainly when used at the same time with other anti-arrhythmic medicine or medicine that prolong QT interim.
Corneal refractive laser surgery is not recommended in patients on amiodarone nursing. Due to corneal microdeposits, Drivers are not advised to drive at night as they may be dazzled by headlights.
It may cause hypotension and slow heart beat, increase risk of liver toxicity, visual disturbance/impairment; lung damage; monitor for pulmonary toxicity e.g. acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Storage Conditions for CORDARONE 200 MG
Injection: Store at 15-25°C. Store it in airtight container and keep away from kids.