Cordarone X 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Cordarone X 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cordarone X 200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Cordarone X tablet is an antiarrhythmic medicine used for the treatment of the type of Arrhythmias (a condition of irregular or uneven heart rhythm). It contains Amiodarone as an active ingredient tha...
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ContainsAmiodarone(200.0 Mg)
UsesArrhythmia
Side effectsBlurred vision, thyroid related disorder, restlesness, shakiness
ClassificationANTI-ARRHYTHMIC
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Uses of Cordarone X 200 MG

Cordarone X tablet is used to treat types of arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) like ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmia, arrhythmia associated with the wolf-white syndrome.

Contraindications of Cordarone X 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to amiodarone or iodine or any other ingredients of Cordarone X tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any heart problems.
  • If you are suffering from thyroid gland dysfunction. It is advisable to perform thyroid function tests before therapy.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.

Side effects of Cordarone X 200 MG

  • Blurred vision
  • Thyroid related disorder
  • Restlessness
  • Shakiness
  • Weight loss
  • Increased sensitivity to sunlight

Precautions and Warnings of Cordarone X 200 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cordarone X tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be used in pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cordarone X tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into human milk in a small amount. Hence, its use in breastfeeding mothers should be strictly restricted to situations in which other options are not available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cordarone X tablet?
A:
You may experience blurred vision, dizziness, shakiness due to this medicine. If this happens, then avoid driving or using other machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cordarone X tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine, as consuming alcohol in excess can lead to liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any pre-existing health conditions such as heart disorder, liver problem, asthma or other lung diseases, eyesight problems, etc.
  • You have problems with your thyroid gland. Keep monitoring the thyroid levels every 6-months.
  • You have Stevens-Johnson syndrome (peeling or blistering of the skin, fever and flu-like symptoms).
  • You experience a severe skin rash, muscle pain, fever, chills.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • If you experience breathlessness or dry cough, then inform the doctor immediately as it may be associated with pulmonary toxicity.
  • Inform your anaesthetist about your medications before undergoing any surgical procedures.
  • Avoid skin exposure to the sun and use sun-protective measures during treatment with amiodarone.
  • Cordarone X tablet must not be used in patients below the age of 18 years.

Mode of Action of Cordarone X 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Arrhythmia is a heart-related condition that disturbs the electrical impulses in heart muscles leading to too quick, too slow or uneven heartbeats. The medicine reduces the excitability of heart muscl...
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Directions for Use of Cordarone X 200 MG

  • Take Cordarone X tablet exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken in doses and frequency as prescribed by your doctor and should not be taken for a duration longer than prescribed.

Interactions of Cordarone X 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cordarone X tablet may interact with other medicines if taken at the same time. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your d...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines such as heart-related medicines, anti-hypertensive medicines, antibiotics like erythromycin, anti-malarial medicines like quinine, medicines used to treat p...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are cholesterol-lowering medicines like simvastatin, medicines used in constipation like senna, anti-fungal medicines, water pills, etc.
  • Concurrent use of midazolam, lidocaine, warfarin, immunosuppressants, sildenafil etc. should be used cautiously with Cordarone X tablet.

Interactions with food items

  • Consuming grapefruit juice while on treatment with Cordarone X tablet increases the chances of getting side effects.

Storage and disposal of Cordarone X 200 MG

Store Cordarone X tablet in a cool dry place. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use after the expiry date, which is the last day of the month stated on the carton. Medicines should...
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Dosage of Cordarone X 200 MG

Overdose

  • It is important to strictly abide by the dose prescribed by your doctor. In case of accidental overdose, it may lead to liver injury, slowing of heartbeats, heart block leading to a fall in blood pres...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can this medicine be stopped suddenly?

A: No, Cordarone X tablet helps to maintain the rate and rhythm at which your heartbeats. A sudden withdrawal of this medicine can lead to a change in the heart's rhythm and can be dangerous.

Q: Can Cordarone X tablet cause weight gain?

A: Amiodarone can alter the functioning of the thyroid gland. As it causes the thyroid function to either increase or decrease, the changes in weight can also be on any side. An overactive thyroid gland leads to weight loss and an underactive thyroid gland leads to weight gain.

Q: Is Cordarone X tablet habit-forming?

A: No habit-forming tendencies have been seen with Cordarone X tablet.
Product Details
Brand
CORDARONE X
Expires on or After
30/01/2024

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