amiodarone

ami·o·da·rone ə-'mē-ō-də-.rōn n an antiarrhythmic drug administered in the form of its hydrochloride C25H29I2NO3·HCl and used to treat life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias

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n.
an anti-arrhythmic drug used to control a variety of abnormal heart rhythms, including atrial fibrillation and abnormally rapid heartbeat. It is administered by mouth or by injection. Side-effects can include harmless deposits in the cornea, photosensitivity, and peripheral neuropathy. Trade name: Cordarone X.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Amiodarone — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2 {4 [(2 butyl 1 benzofuran 3 yl)carbonyl] …   Wikipedia

  • Amiodarone — Formule développée Général Synonymes Cordarone® (France) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • amiodarone — /am ee oh dar ohn/, n. Pharm. a substance, C25H29I2NO3, used in the treatment of heart arrhythmias. [laboratory coinage of unexplained orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • amiodarone — noun A particular medicine used against arrhythmia …   Wiktionary

  • amiodarone — n. an anti arrhythmic drug used to control a variety of abnormal heart rhythms, including atrial fibrillation and abnormally rapid heartbeat. It is administered by mouth or by injection. Side effects can include harmless deposits in the cornea,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • amiodarone — noun an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective • Syn: ↑Cordarone • Usage Domain: ↑trademark (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • amiodarone hydrochloride — An antiarrhythmic agent used in control of ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias. Can cause significant and distinctive pulmonary toxicity. * * * ami·o·da·rone hy·dro·chlo·ride (ə meґo də rōn″) a …   Medical dictionary

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  • 1951-25-3 — Amiodarone Amiodarone Formule développée Général Synonymes Cordarone® (France) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C25H29I2NO3 — Amiodarone Amiodarone Formule développée Général Synonymes Cordarone® (France) …   Wikipédia en Français

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