How do I know if Amiodarone (Generic Cordarone) is right for me?
Besides being just an anti-arrhythmia medication, once you are taking Amiodarone you can benefit from its additional work to lower high blood pressure. The combination of treating high blood pressure together with arrhythmia is perfect for someone who is worried about congestive heart failure.
How does Amiodarone (Generic Cordarone)work?
Amiodarone works as it relates to the heart’s electrical impulses. These electrical impulses control how the heart beats. By slowing down the electrical impulses of each heart beat and lengthening them, but at the same time regulating the time between each heart beat, Amiodarone can create a steady rhythm in the heart that ensures that no arrhythmia can take occur. Amiodarone is so successful that it is often times prescribed for patients that have not had success with other standard anti-arrhythmia medication.
What dose should I be taking? How do I administer Amiodarone (Generic Cordarone)?
Generic Cordarone is available in round, pink tablets that are taken orally. The recommended dose is 200mg. Amiodarone tablets should be stored in a cool room no hotter then 86 degrees Fahrenheit. High does of Amiodarone can be irritating to the stomach, for that reason it is usually recommended that patients take Amiodarone in small doses throughout the day, rather then in one larger dose once daily. Taking Amiodarone with food can prevent stomach upset as well.
What possible side effects should I look out for?
Amiodarone can sometimes cause serious side effects, but because it has been a successful in treating irregular heartbeats, it is still recommended as an effective anti-arrhythmia medication.
Some of the side effects that you may experience when taking Amiodarone include constipation, dry mouth, loss of appetite, vomiting, headache, sleeplessness, or low libido. If you have any unexplained weight changes, muscle pain or fatigue, or shakiness, sluggishness, or swelling, contact your doctor immediately. Do not use cordarone without telling your doctor if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Use effective birth control, such as Yasmin, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.
Can other medications I'm taking be mixed with Amiodarone (Generic Cordarone)?
It is not recommended that you take this drug during pregnancy or if you are breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor about a safer alternative.
As Amiodarone works directly with the heartbeat and blood pressure there are a variety of drugs that can have adverse reactions if taken together with Amiodarone. If you take any regular medication, you should speak to your doctor to determine whether or not it is safe for you to take Amiodarone. Some drugs that commonly prescribed that can not be taken together with Generic Cordarone include: over the counter cough and cold medications, medications that are prescribed to lower high blood pressure or hypertension.
Please note that Amiodarone can take up to three weeks before it becomes effective, and once you have stopped treatment, it can stay in your system for several weeks. Exercise caution when taking any medication even a few weeks after you stop taking Amiodarone to avoid dangerous drug interactions.
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