amiodarone

(redirected from Amiodaron)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Amiodaron: verapamil

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

(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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Anahtar Kelimeler: Aritmi, amiodaron, karaciger hasari, U vitamini.
Hastalarin amiodaron kullanim sureleri, kumulatif dozlari ve ilac kullanimina devam edip etmedikleri kaydedildi.
Gozlerin yedisinde (%43,8) biyomikroskopik muayenede senil nukleer katarakt izlenirken, amiodaron keratopatisi disinda ilave patolojik bulgu yoktu.
Tum hastalara intravenoz olarak 300 mg operasyon esnasinda ve 500-900 mg/gun yogun bakim takiplerinde amiodaron verildi.
(22) postoperatif ilk 3 ay icinde amiodaron kullammini onermislerdir.
Ayrica yeni aritmilerin ortaya cikmasi seklinde paradoks etkiler ve buna bagli olarak ozellikle amiodaron ile hipotansiyon, bradikardi, kontraktilitede azalma seklinde semptomlar ortaya cikabilir.
(39) Nabizsiz VT ve VF tedavisinde sadece amiodaron verilen olgularda spontan dolasima donus, 24.
(27), elektriksel KV sonrasi persistan AF hastalarina, irbesartan+amiodaron (n=79) veya amiodaron (n=75) vermislerdir.
Yine, amiodaron alan ve almayanlarda da benzer nuks orani gozlenmistir.
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.