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CORDARONE X 200MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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CORDARONE X 200MG TAB

Cordarone X Tablet 200mg
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cordarone X Tablet 200mg is used to treat recurrent ventricular fibrillation and recurrent hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Cordarone X Tablet 200mg is Amiodarone 200mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Amiodarone is an anti-arrhythmic drug. It acts by blocking the signals that cause irregular heartbeat. Therefore, helps in restoring normal heart rate and maintain a regular, steady heartbeat.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before taking the Cordarone X Tablet 200mg:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Cordarone X Tablet 200mg such as Amiodarone
  • Evidence or history of thyroid dysfunction
  • Iodine sensitivity
  • Severe respiratory failure
  • Circulatory collapse
  • Severe hypotension
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Sinus bradycardia
  • SA heart block
  • 2nd or 3rd degree AV block
  • Severe conduction disturbances
  • Sinus node disease
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Cordarone X Tablet 200mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Bradycardia
  • Hypotension
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Benign intracranial pressure
  • Paraesthesia
  • Tremor
  • Nightmares
  • Sleeplessness
  • Headache
  • Ataxia
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Metallic taste
  • Epididymitis
  • Phospholipidosis
  • Hemolytic/aplastic anemia
  • Myopathy

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatic failure
  • Cholestasis
  • Ventricular tachyarrhythmia
  • Worsening of arrhythmia
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial pneumonitis
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Stevens-johnson syndrome
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Torsade de Pointes
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the Cordarone X Tablet 200mg immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break/crush/ chew it.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which may be dangerous to your health.
Take the Cordarone X Tablet 200mg with or without food. However, it is best to take with food to avoid GI discomfort.
Take the medicine at the prescribed time and dosage.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Hypotension
  • Sinus bradycardia
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Torsades de Pointes
  • AV block
  • Circulatory failure
  • Hepatotoxicity
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Cordarone X Tablet 200mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Liver:

Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of Cordarone X Tablet 200mg.

Pregnancy:

Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant until unless suggested by your doctor because there is positive evidence of human fetal risk.

Lactation:

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are a nursing mother.

Food:

Enhanced concentration with grape juice.

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Amiodarone for:

It is used to treat a fast heartbeat and certain types of abnormal heart rhythms.

How does Amiodarone work:

Amiodarone lowers the effects of chemicals on the heart. It works by relaxing overactive heart muscles.

How should Amiodarone be used:

Take Amiodarone exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. - You may need to take Amiodarone for some time before the full benefits can be felt. - Do not be discouraged if you do not feel better soon after taking the medicine. - Amiodarone must be taken regularly for it to work well. - Continue taking Amiodarone even when you feel better. - Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. - Your condition may worsen rapidly if Amiodarone is stopped suddenly. - Amiodarone may be taken with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day. - Swallow it whole, do not chew or crush.

Common side effects of Amiodarone :

Upset stomach or throwing up; Hard stools (constipation; Sunburn.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Amiodarone :

Alert your doctor if you have an allergy to iodine. - Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are planning to have a baby. - Use effective birth control methods while being treated with Amiodarone and for several months after you stop treatment with Amiodarone. - Alert your doctor if you are breastfeeding. - Amiodarone passes into the breast milk. - Do not breastfeed while you are being treated with Amiodarone. - Amiodarone may not be suitable for certain heart conditions. - Alert your doctor to any heart conditions that you have.

When do I need to seek medical help

Seek help if you think there was an overdose or signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek help if you notice very low blood sugar or very high blood sugar. - Very bad dizziness. - Trouble breathing. - Feeling cold. - Very bad belly pain. - Very upset stomach or throwing up. - Very loose stools (diarrhea). - A big weight loss. - Very bad muscle pain or weakness. - Feeling very tired or weak. - Any rash. - Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Amiodarone with other medicines:

Amiodarone may affect the way other medicines work. There are also several other medicines that can affect the way Amiodarone works in your body. - Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: Medicines for heart disease or high blood pressure, especially digoxin, disopyramide, verapamil, sotalol, frusemide, clonidine, prazosin. Blood-thinning medicines such as warfarin or clopidogrel. - Antiviral medicines such as amprenavir, fosamprenavir, Darunavir. Stomach medicines such as cimetidine, cisapride. Antihistamines such as loratadine, astemizole, terfenadine. - Epilepsy (also known as fits or seizures) medicines such as phenytoin. - Diabetes medicines. - Mood medicines such as lithium, haloperidol, thioridazine, ziprasidone, trazodone, alprazolam, midazolam. - Anti-malarial pills such as chloroquine. - Organ transplant medicines such as cyclosporin, tacrolimus. - Cholesterol lowering medicines such as simvastatin, atorvastatin, lovastatin. - Strong painkillers such as trazodone or fentanyl. - Antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin and related medicines. - Antifungal medicines such as itraconazole. - Laxatives such as bisacodyl and senna. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol. - Do not take grapefruit juice while you are being treated with Amiodarone. - Grapefruit juice affects the absorption of Amiodarone from the stomach.

How do I store Amiodarone :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Cardiac Drugs

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