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amiodarone

 [ah-me´o-dah-rōn″]
a potassium channel blocking agent used orally or by intravenous infusion as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.

amiodarone

/ami·o·da·rone/ (ah-me´o-dah-rōn″) a potassium channel blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.

amiodarone

(ə-mē′ō-də-rōn′, -rən)
n.
A vasodilator drug, C25H29I2NO3, used in its hydrochloride form to control ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias and to manage angina pectoris.

amiodarone

Cordorone® Cardiology A class III agent that prolongs the duration of the action potential; amiodarone is used to treat refractory ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia, A Fib, conduction block Adverse effects Pulmonary fibrosis, which occurs in ±6% of Pts taking the drug, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, deposits in cornea—causing photosensitivity and/or skin-blue/gray skin pigmentation, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, hepatitis, ↑ digitoxin levels, neurotoxicity, GI toxicity

amiodarone

A drug used to treat heart rhythm irregularities such as paroxysmal ATRIAL FIBRILLATION. There are numerous side effects. A brand name is Cordarone X.

amiodarone

drug used to maintain normal heart rhythm after reversion of atrial fibrillation; side-effects include altered thyroid function, vision impairment (especially during night driving) and skin photosensitivity

amiodarone

a drug that lengthens action potential duration and acts as a coronary vasodilator. Used in the treatment of ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias.
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Sirasiyla birinci gruba (G1) randomize edilen hastalara; propafenon 300 mg/gun/oral, ikinci gruba (G2); sotalol 80 mg/gun/oral, ucuncu gruba (G3); amiodaron 400 mg/gun/oral, dorduncu gruba (G4); diltiazem 180 mg/gun/oral olarak baslandi.
4 gun once, 80 mg/gun/oral, G3 grubuna; amiodaron operasyondan 7.
G3 grubunda bradikardi gelisen 1 hastada amiodaron dozu yari ya dusuldu.
Amiodaron, sotalol ve diltiazem ile karsilastirildiginda, ilaclar arasinda AF gelisimine etki yonunden istatistiksel bir fark saptanmadi (p>0.
Sotalol; propafenon, amiodaron ve diltiazem ile karsilastirilinca yalnizca diltiazem alan grupla arasi nda istatistiksel olarak anlamli derecede fark saptandi (p=0.