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Amiodarone

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Introduction

Class of drug

  • Class 3 antidysrhythmic agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Reserved for refractory atrial and ventricular tachycardias.
  • Control of ventricular pre-excitation syndromes.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Increases serum concentrations of digoxin Digoxin and diltiazem Diltiazem.
    Enhanced efficacy may be seen if combined with mexiletine Mexiletine.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Bicer S, Schwartz D S, Nakayama T et al (2000) Hemodynamic and electrocardiographic effects of graded doses of amiodarone in healthy dogs anesthetized with morphine/alpha chloralose. J Vet Intern Med 14 (1), 90-95 PubMed.
  • Jacobs G, Calvert C, Kraus M (2000) Hepatopathy in 4 dogs treated with amiodarone. J Vet Intern Med 14 (1), 96-99 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 
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