Cordarone 100 Tablet is used to treat various types of serious irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) such as fibrillation and tachycardia. It is an anti-arrhythmic type of medicine and rapidly restores your heart to a steady and regular rhythm.
Cordarone Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day, to avoid a missed dose. Continuous monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate may be needed while taking this medicine. It is important that you keep taking it until your doctor decides it is safe to stop it. If you stop taking this medicine, you may get dangerous uneven heartbeats, which can be life-threatening.
The most common side effects of this medicine include lung damage, tachycardia, congestive heart failure, and elevation of liver enzymes. This medicine can also cause problems with your liver, lungs, nerves, and thyroid gland. Ask your doctor what signs to look out for and report any symptoms you have. It takes a long time to clear from the body. You may continue to have side effects after you stop using it. Ask your doctor about ways to prevent or reduce them.
Cordarone Tablet 10’s contains ‘amiodarone’ which belongs to the class of ‘antiarrhythmic drugs’. It acts by blocking the potassium channels in the heart. Irregular heartbeat occurs due to abnormal electrical activity or the impulses produced in the heart. Cordarone Tablet 10’s blocks these abnormal electric signals and regulates the heartbeat.
Directions for Use
Cordarone Tablet 10’s is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection.Tablets: Take Cordarone Tablet 10’s tablets as prescribed by your doctor. It is advisable to swallow tablets as a whole without crushing, breaking, or chewing them. Do not increase or decrease the dose without your doctor’s advice.Injection: Injection is administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer.