|Amiodarone Side Effects, FDA
November 12, 2005
Amiodarone hydrochloride (marketed as Cordarone)
FDA ALERT [05/2005] Â– Pulmonary toxicity, Hepatic Injury,
and Worsened Arrhythmia
Amiodarone may cause potentially fatal toxicities, including
pulmonary toxicity, hepatic injury, and worsened arrhythmia.
Amiodarone should only be used to treat adults with life-
threatening ventricular arrhythmias when other treatments are
ineffective or have not been tolerated.
This information reflects FDA's preliminary analysis of
data concerning this drug. FDA is considering, but has
not reached a final conclusion about, this information.
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