- Medicine is composed as white round conventional tablet and packed as 10 pills per blister pack
- Dosages are avialable in Cordarone 200 mg.
- Effectiveness can be seen after two weeks of dosages
Directions for Use
Cordarone should be taken twice a day before or after meal
Do’s and Don’ts
- Do not share this medicine with others
- Do not spilt tablets
- Not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women
- Missed dose can be taken when remember
- Overdose can cause passing out or trouble breathing
Common side effects:
- Loss of appetite
Serious side effects:
- Loss of coordination
- Numbness of the hands and feet
- Uncontrolled movements
- Severe dizziness
Rare side effects:
- Thyroid problems
- Sudden weight loss/gain
- Thinning hair
- Unusual sweating
- Patients with liver disease, lung disease and thyroid problems should consult doctor before starting this medication
- Avoid activities like driving, which require alertness
- Patients with severe sweating, diarrhea or vomiting contact the doctor for this medication
- Avoid exposure to direct sunlight for long time
- Store at room temperature
- Keep away from direct sunlight and moist places
- Keep away from children and pets
- Dispose this medicine as directed on the strip
- Discard with trash in household, do not flush
- Mix it with coffee ground or dirt or packed in plastic bag
What Cordarone is used for?
Cordarone is used to control a fast or irregular heartbeat.
How does Cordarone work?
It works by lengthening the gap between one heart beat and the next, helping to bring the heart rate to a slower and more regular pace.
Is Cordarone safe for consumption by children?
Cordarone is not recommended for use in children.
Is Cordarone safe to consume during pregnancy?
Cordarone tablets are to be avoided in the 3 months before getting pregnant and during pregnancy. This is because it can stay in the body for several months even after you stop taking it.
Are there any allergic reactions while consuming Cordarone?
If allergic to amiodarone or iodine symptoms like rashes, itching, swelling, coughing, an asthma attack or hay fever might occur.
What should be avoided while taking Cordarone?
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.