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(also known as Pacerone, Cordarone)
Amiodarone belongs to a class of drugs called Vaughan-Williams Class III antiarrhythmic agent. It is used in the treatment of a wide range of cardiac tachyarhthmias, including both ventricular and supraventricular (atrial) arrhythmias. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)
Heart Failure
Bipolar Disorder
Overall, 79% (141 Members) find Amiodarone helpful

Amiodarone Reviews

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Only had one dose while in the hospital....stopped when I read side effects.
one month on it with my first attack in March - made me sick and tripled my TSH level - hated it.
Working / Worked
Has worked for 2 years must not as much recently
Messed up my lungs and thyroid
Working / Worked
Since 2004 with a 1-year break. Caused thyroid disease but that may have been underlying anyway, lots of family members have Hashimoto's. Controls my other arrythmias, and have only had an occasional bout of persistent a-fib or flutter since starting (only twice including right now).
Working / Worked
Worked but was damaging my lungs so was taken off it.
Has only been on it a week. Waiting to see what happens. He is also on warfarin for his PE.
I'm off this now
Working / Worked
I was on this med for 1 year and then they took me off due to my eyes and everything else that could happen. This med worked well after my ablation
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