Cordarone is an antiarrhythmic. It works by stabilizing the heart rhythm in conditions in which the heart is beating too fast or in an irregular rhythm. Generic name of Cordarone is Amiodarone. Cordarone is also known as Amiodarone, Pacerone. Brand name of Cordarone is Cordarone.
Cordarone is best taken with food. However, it is more important to take it consistently with regard to meals. If you take it with food, try to always take it with food to improve absorption of this medicine. If you prefer to take it on an empty stomach, then always try to take it on an empty stomach.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Cordarone suddenly.
Cordarone Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Cordarone and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Cordarone More Info
Active Ingredient: Amiodarone.
Other Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Povidone, Starch, And Fd and C Red 40,
Do not take Cordarone if you are allergic to Cordarone components.
Do not take Cordarone if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Do not take Cordarone if you have complete, second degree, third degree, or severe sinoatrial heart block, an abnormally slow heartbeat, or shock due to serious heart problems, or if you have had fainting due to slow heartbeat (except if you have a pacemaker).
Do not take Cordarone if you are taking cisapride, dofetilide, an H1 antagonist (eg, astemizole, loratadine, terfenadine), an HIV protease inhibitor (eg, ritonavir), a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (eg, vardenafil), or a streptogramin (eg, dalfopristin, quinupristin).
Lab tests, including electrocardiogram (ECG), chest x-rays, lung tests, liver tests, thyroid tests, and eye exams, may be performed to monitor your progress.
Be careful with Cordarone if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
Use Cordarone with great care in case you want to undergo an operation (dental or any other).
Avoid machine driving.
Try to protect your skin from the sunlight.
Do not stop taking Cordarone suddenly.