Cordarone Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cordarone: Oral tablet (200mg)

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Cordarone 200mg Tab
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: WYETH 4188  |  C 200
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
McKesson Packaging Inc
Pill Identification: A  |  U-S 200
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: E 144 
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Mylan Institutional LLC
Pill Identification: 93 9133 
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Harvard Drug Group Company
Pill Identification: ZE 65 
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 9133 
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Taro Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: TARO 56 
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Pacerone 200mg Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC
Pill Identification: P 200  |  U-S 0147
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: ZE  |  65
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: A  |  U-S 200
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: G  |  AM 200
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Amiodarone 200mg Tablet
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZE 65 

What is this Medicine?

AMIODARONE (a MEE oh da rone) is an antiarrhythmic drug. It helps make your heart beat regularly. Because of the side effects caused by this medicine, it is only used when other medicines have not worked. It is usually used for heartbeat problems that may be life threatening.

In-Depth Information

Cordarone 200mg Tablet

NDC: 000084188
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cardiac Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Fibrillation Prophylaxis, Atrial Flutter, Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation, Heart Failure

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cordarone 200mg Tablet
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Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: WYETH 4188  |  C 200
Shape: round
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Cordarone 200mg Tablet

Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Overactive Thyroid Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
2.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
2.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
2.0-25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Acute Lung Injury Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Movements Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pulmonary Fibrosis Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Corneal Deposits Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 Cordarone 200mg 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.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Cordarone 200mg Tablet(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and Amiodarone Hydrochloride(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking Amiodarone, unless advised differently by your healthcare professional. Grapefruit juice may increase the level of Amiodarone in the blood, by decreasing the elimination of Amiodarone from the body. Contact your health care provider immediately if you experience palpitations, chest pain, passing out or dizziness, shortness of breath, or a change in your usual heartbeat while taking Amiodarone.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Cordarone 200mg Tablet(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Amiodarone Hydrochloride(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Amiodarone can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Amiodarone. 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.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Cordarone 200mg Tablet(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Amiodarone Hydrochloride(Amiodarone Hydrochloride)
Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Amiodarone. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake. Common foods and beverages containing caffeine include coffee, teas, colas and chocolate. Many non-prescription drugs and diet aids may also contain caffeine.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

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


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