Multaq Oral Tablet 400Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Multaq: Oral tablet (400mg)

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Multaq 400mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  4142

What is this Medicine?

DRONEDARONE (droe NE da rone) is an antiarrhythmic drug. It helps make your heart beat regularly.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Multaq: Oral tablet(400mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Multaq 400mg Tablet

NDC: 000244142
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atrial Fibrillation

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Multaq 400mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_11982.JPG
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  4142
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Multaq 400mg Tablet

Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
0.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
2.0-3.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
2.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
9.0-9.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Multaq 400mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Multaq 400mg Tablet(Dronedarone)
Grapefruit juice and Dronedarone(Dronedarone)
Consuming grapefruit juice can increase the side effects of Dronedarone. Contact your prescriber immediately if you experience unexplained muscle aches, muscle pain or tenderness, general weakness or fatigue, side or back pain, or decreased urination while taking Dronedarone.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Multaq 400mg Tablet(Dronedarone)
Marijuana and Dronedarone(Dronedarone)
Dronedarone can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Dronedarone. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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