AMIODON INJECTION 3ML
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML comes from a class of drugs called ‘anti-arrhythmic. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML used to treat an illness called Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome. This is where your heart beats unusually fast. And also treat other types of fast or uneven heartbeats known as” atrial flutter” or” atrial fibrillation”. Taking the tablets helps your heartbeat to return to normal. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML Tablets are used only when other medicines cannot be used. Atrial fibrillation is a condition in which two upper chambers of the heart (the atria) beat without coordination. Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome is a condition in which an extra electrical pathway between the upper and lower chambers of the heart causes a rapid heartbeat.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML contains ‘amiodarone’ that works by controlling the uneven beating (arrhythmia) of the heart or prevents the irregular heartbeat. It blocks the potassium channels and reduces the impulses that cause abnormal heartbeat.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection. The dose of AMIODON INJECTION 3ML is taken as prescribed by your doctor. It is advisable to swallow tablets as a whole without crushing, breaking, or chewing them. The injection is administered by a healthcare professional. Common side-effects of AMIODON INJECTION 3ML are blurred vision or visual halos around light. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may affect thyroid gland function. It may also cause skin photosensitivity (redness or rashes on the sun-exposed skin, especially the face) and tremors when you move your arms or legs. Consult your doctor if any of these effects persist or worsen over time.
Do not take AMIODON INJECTION 3ML if you are allergic to iodine, amiodarone, or any other antiarrhythmic drugs. Do not take this medicine if you have atrioventricular (AV) or sinoatrial (SA) heart block (disorders in the rhythm of the heart), unless you have a pacemaker, a history of sinus bradycardia (slow heartbeats), or if your heart cannot pump blood properly. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML contains iodine and lactose. So, inform your doctor if you have lactose intolerance or any thyroid problems. Do not take AMIODON INJECTION 3ML if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not take alcohol as it may worsen the condition. Do not use in children unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you have skin diseases as it can cause skin photosensitivity.
Atrial Fibrillation, Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome.
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AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may cause side-effects such as blurred vision and visual halos around dazzling light. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may affect thyroid gland function. It may cause extreme restlessness, weight loss, sweating, and sensitivity to heat, which could be signs of ‘hyperthyroidism’ (increase in thyroid hormone). It may also cause tiredness, weight gain, sensitivity to cold, sweating, and constipation, which could be signs of ‘hypothyroidism’ (decrease in thyroid hormone levels). Besides, it may cause tremors when you move your arms or legs and skin photosensitivity (redness or rashes on the sun-exposed skin, especially the face).
Do not take AMIODON INJECTION 3ML if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to iodine, amiodarone hydrochloride, or any of the other ingredients of it. Do not take if you have sinus bradycardia (slower than normal heartbeat), sinoatrial (SA) or atrioventricular (AV) heart block (abnormal heart rhythm) and do not have a pacemaker fitted, taking certain other medicines which could affect your heartbeat, are pregnant or breast-feeding. AMIODON INJECTION 3ML contains lactose, so patients having lactose intolerance should not take it. Inform your doctor if you have age above 65 years, have liver problems, lung problems such as asthma, optic neuritis (eye problem), or are undergoing surgery. Inform your doctor if you have stevens-Johnsons syndrome (flu-like symptoms followed by rashes and blistering of the skin) or toxic epidermal necrolysis (a serious skin condition characterized by flu-like symptoms, chills, followed by rashes and peeling of the skin) as AMIODON INJECTION 3ML can cause skin sensitivity and worsen he condition.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may interact with alcohol and worsen the liver problems. So, it is recommended to avoid alcohol intake while using AMIODON INJECTION 3ML.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML is a category D medicine. It shows harmful effects on the fetus when given during pregnancy.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may be excreted in breast milk in small amounts. So, it should be avoided in breastfeeding mothers.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may cause vision problems. So, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking AMIODON INJECTION 3ML.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may show an effect on the liver. So, it should be used with caution in patients with liver problems.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease only when prescribed by a doctor.
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AMIODON INJECTION 3ML is an antiarrhythmic drug used to treat arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat). It acts by blocking the potassium channels in the heart and slows down heart activity. It blocks the abnormal electrical activity in the heart and normalizes the heartbeat.
Do not take grapefruit or grapefruit juice, coffee, and alcohol while taking AMIODON INJECTION 3ML as it increases the risk of side-effects. Do not take other medicines unless prescribed by your doctor.
AMIODON INJECTION 3ML has a toxic effect on the thyroid and may cause thyroid dysfunction. So, people with hypothyroidism should not take AMIODON INJECTION 3ML.
Do not take AMIODON INJECTION 3ML if you are pregnant as it may cause toxic effects to the fetus.
Prolonged use of AMIODON INJECTION 3ML may cause toxic effects. However, your doctor may prescribe for the long-term if the benefits outweigh the risks. It may also cause proarrhythmic effects when used long-term. Proarrhythmic effects are the medication-induced occurrence of pre-existing arrhythmias.
Wolf-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is a condition in which the upper and lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart cause rapid heartbeat because of an extra electrical pathway present between them.