Amiodarone Hydrochloride IP is an anti-arrhythmic medicinal drug to treat certain types of serious (possibly fatal) irregular heartbeat like as persistent ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia. It restores normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat.
Class of Drugs – An anti-arrhythmic
Molecular Formula – C25H30ClI2NO3
Molecular Weight – 681.8 g/mol
Working: Amiodarone Hydrochloride IP is used as an active ingredient that blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat. This ingredient treats and prevents abnormal heartbeats. It works inside the cells by controlling muscle contractions in the heart. That helps to beat heart normally.
Uses: The ingredient helps to keep the heart beating normally in people who have life-threatening heart rhythm disorders of the ventricles i.e. the lower chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow out of the heart). It is used to treat ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. The given ingredient is for use only in treating life-threatening heart rhythm disorders.
Popular Brands and Dosages: Amiodarone Hydrochloride IP is an active ingredient in popular brands that treat heartbeats problem. Such medicinal brands are available in dosages as mentioned below:
- Cordarone 100 mg and 200 mg
- Pacerone 100 mg and 200 mg
- Nexterone 100 mg and 200 mg
This drug should be administered as exactly prescribed by the doctor. It usually depends on severity of symptoms and other health conditions.