Amiodarone is a class III antiarrhythmic agent used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias and the suppression of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. The chemical name for amiodarone is 2-butyl-3-benzofuranyl 4-[2-(diethylamino)-ethoxyl]-3,5-diiodophenyl ketone hydrochloride.


... AMIODARONE (Cordarone®) is an antiarrhythmic agent and is used to help your heart to beat regularly. Because this drug can have significant side-effects, this is a medicine that is used when irregular heartbeats have not responded to other medicines. Generic amiodarone tablets are available. ...
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Amiodarone Systematic (IUPAC) name (2-butylbenzofuran-3-yl)- [4-( ...
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What You Need To Know About Amiodarone
... Common brand name: Cordarone Why is this drug prescribed? Amiodarone is used to treat and prevent the recurrence of irregular heartbeat. It slows down nerve activity in the heart and relaxes an overac...
Source: Cleveland Clinic