Cordarone: instructions for use
The drug "Cordarone" is a vasodilator andantiarrhythmic agent, increasing coronary blood flow and reducing vascular resistance. In this case, the medicine improves the supply of cardiac muscle with oxygen.
Medication "Cordarone": description of the drug and reception
The main active substance of the drugis amiodarone hydrochloride. The drug is released in the form of tablets (0.2 g) and solution for injection (3 ml in the ampoule). At the initial stage of therapy, you should take 1 tablet per day no more than 2-3 times inside. After two weeks a dose - depending on the result - is reduced to half a tablet 3 times. To maintain the therapeutic effect, appoint half-tablets twice a day. With acute violations of the heart rhythm medication is administered intravenously. The course of treatment lasts for 2-3 weeks. After a break (7-14 days) it continues.
Therapeutic properties of the drug "Kordaron"
Instruction for use indicates that due toIts activity improves cardiac activity, reduces the need for oxygen and reduces the number of cardiac contractions in tachycardia. Under the influence of the medication, angina attacks become much less frequent or disappear in patients, which makes it possible to reduce the intake of nitroglycerin.
Indications for use of the drug "Kordaron"
The description of the tool in the instruction says that itsprescribe for the treatment of ischemia with the ongoing angina syndrome. The drug should be used for myocardial infarction in the acute period, as well as with congestive chronic heart failure, with a disturbed rhythm of the heart. Sinus and supraventical tachycardia, atrial extrasystole, atrial flutter is also treated with the help of the drug "Cordarone". Instructions for use indicate the need for the use of a means for the therapy of ventricular tachycardia and extrasystole, atrial fibrillation and severe arrhythmia, if other treatment is impossible or ineffective.
Side effects of the drug "Kordaron"
Instruction for use contains information thatthe use of pills or injections can cause vomiting, nausea, a feeling of heaviness in the stomach, as well as dyspepsia. In addition, patients can experience skin allergic rashes, muscle weakness develops, euphoria or irritability develops. With prolonged use of the drug in large doses in the elderly or elderly, bradycardia may occur.
Instruction for use prohibits takinga medicine with a bradycardia, in case of a decrease in the heart rate to 60 beats per minute. You can not use the medicine in the first three months after the happened myocardial infarction, with cardiogenic shock, sinus insufficiency syndrome, thyroid dysfunction. Admission is contraindicated in case of individual non-acceptance of the components of the remedy, including iodine, as well as during carrying of the fetus and during lactation. With special care, prescribe a drug for patients with a diagnosis of bronchial asthma and violations of atrioventricular conduction.