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Amiodon Injection 3 ml

Amiodon Injection 3 ml

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Composition

AMIODARONE-150MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

NEO PHARMA

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Amiodon Injection 3 ml

Amiodon Injection 3 ml belongs to a class of antiarrhythmic medications primarily used to treat arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). An arrhythmia is a heart rhythm disorder in which the heart may beat too slowly, too fast, or in an uneven pattern.

Amiodon Injection 3 ml contains amiodarone, which regulates the heartbeat by altering the electrical impulses passing through the heart. Thereby, Amiodon Injection 3 ml helps to restore regular heart rhythm.

Amiodon Injection 3 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer. Amiodon Injection 3 ml may cause side effects such as nausea, loss of appetite, dry mouth, blurred vision, and dizziness. Most of these side effects of Amiodon Injection 3 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, reach out to your doctor.

Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy so that your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing Amiodon Injection 3 ml to you. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medications to rule out any side effects. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machinery as Amiodon Injection 3 ml may cause dizziness and blurred vision.

Uses of Amiodon Injection 3 ml

Treatment of Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)

Medicinal Benefits

Amiodon Injection 3 ml belongs to a class of antiarrhythmic medications primarily used to treat arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). Amiodon Injection 3 ml blocks the abnormal electric signals and regulates the heartbeat. Thereby, Amiodon Injection 3 ml helps to restore regular heart rhythm.

Directions for Use

Amiodon Injection 3 ml will be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Amiodon Injection 3 ml

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness

Drug Warnings

Do not use Amiodon Injection 3 ml if you are allergic to iodine, amiodarone, or any other antiarrhythmic drugs; if you have atrioventricular (AV) or sinoatrial (SA) heart block (disorders in the rhythm of the heart), unless you have a pacemaker or a history of sinus bradycardia (slow heartbeats), or if your heart cannot pump blood properly. Amiodon Injection 3 ml may contain iodine and lactose, so inform your doctor if you have lactose intolerance or any thyroid problems. Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems, vision problems, high/low blood pressure, thyroid disorder, electrolyte imbalance, lung, heart, kidney, or liver problems; if you have a pacemaker or defibrillator implantation.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: Amiodon Injection 3 ml may interact with medicines used to treat irregular heartbeat (quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, sotalol), medicines used to improve blood supply to the brain (vincamine), medicines for mental illnesses (pimozide, sulpiride, thioridazine), medicines used for digestive problems (cisapride), antibiotics (moxifloxacin, erythromycin), antiprotozoals (pentamidine), antidepressants (amitriptyline, clomipramine, doxepin, imipramine, lofepramine, nortriptyline), antihistamines (terfenadine), anti-malarial medications (halofantrine), medicines used for the treatment of hepatitis C (sofosbuvir).

Drug-food interactions: Avoid grapefruit and its juice as it might cause unpleasant side effects.

Drug-disease interactions: Amiodon Injection 3 ml should be used with caution in patients with proarrhythmic effects (medication-induced side-effects), undergoing dialysis (a procedure to purify blood in kidney failure patients), pulmonary dysfunction (lung problems), sinus node dysfunction (irregular heart rhythm), visual impairment, and cardiovascular dysfunction (heart problems).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • QUINIDINE
  • DISOPYRAMIDE
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • SOTALOL
  • VINCAMINE
  • PIMOZIDE
  • SULPIRIDE
  • THIORIDAZINE
  • CISAPRIDE
  • MOXIFLOXACIN
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • AMITRIPTYLINE
  • CLOMIPRAMINE
  • DOXEPIN
  • IMIPRAMINE
  • NORTRIPTYLINE
  • TERFENADINE
  • HALOFANTRINE
  • SOFOSBUVIR

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Follow a well-balanced and healthy diet that includes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, omega-3-rich foods, and lean protein sources.
  • Spend time with your loved ones to cope with stress and practice mindfulness techniques.
  • Limit or avoid alcohol consumption.
  • Quitting smoking is the best strategy to lower the risk of heart diseases.

Special Advise

  • If you are due to undergo any surgery or medical tests, inform your doctor that you have taken Amiodon Injection 3 ml.
  • Regular blood tests, cardiac function monitoring, eye exams, and chest x-ray are recommended.
  • Amiodon Injection 3 ml may cause light-headedness. Avoid getting up too soon from a sitting or lying position.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Arrhythmia: Arrhythmia is a problem associated with the rate of rhythm at which the heart beats. Generally, in this condition, the heart beats too fast, too slow, or irregularly. It can lead to severe heart damage. A cardiac arrhythmia occurs when there are abnormal electrical signals in the heart. When the heart beats too fast, it is known as tachycardia; if it is too slow, it is called bradycardia. Treatment of arrhythmia includes drugs, medical procedures, implantable devices and sometimes surgery.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Amiodon Injection 3 ml may interact with alcohol and worsen liver conditions. So, it is recommended to avoid alcohol intake while on treatment with Amiodon Injection 3 ml.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or suspect pregnancy. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Amiodon Injection 3 ml.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Avoid breastfeeding while on treatment with Amiodon Injection 3 ml.

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Driving

Unsafe

Amiodon Injection 3 ml may cause vision problems and dizziness. So, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking Amiodon Injection 3 ml.

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Liver

Caution

Amiodon Injection 3 ml might affect the liver. So, if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions, inform your doctor; your doctor will assess the benefits and potential hazards.

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Kidney

Caution

Amiodon Injection 3 ml should be used with caution in persons with kidney problems. So, if you have a history of kidney disease/conditions, inform your doctor; your doctor will weigh the benefits and risks.

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Children

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the usage of Amiodon Injection 3 ml in children.

Country of origin

INDIA

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Plot A-1 89-95, Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD), Mussafah,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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FAQs

Amiodon Injection 3 ml controls the heartbeat by modifying electrical impulses that travel through the heart. As a result, Amiodon Injection 3 ml contributes to restoring normal heart rhythm.
Amiodon Injection 3 ml has a toxic effect on the thyroid and may cause thyroid dysfunction. So, people with hypothyroidism should not take Amiodon Injection 3 ml.
Amiodon Injection 3 ml is prescribed when a quick response is needed or if you are unable to take tablets. Amiodon Injection 3 ml will be administered in a hospital by a doctor.
Amiodon Injection 3 ml may make you sunburn more easily. Therefore, avoid exposure to sunlight and tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and sunscreen while going out.
Amiodon Injection 3 ml may result in hypotension (low blood pressure) or hypertension (high blood pressure). Therefore, regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended while on Amiodon Injection 3 ml therapy.

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