Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Amiodarone

Contributor(s): Mark Rishniw

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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Pharmocokinetics

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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

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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