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General Health board

  1. Please Please Please Let Me Eat Grapefruit!!! :)
    ... a listing of the drugs that grapefruit affects: amiodarone astemizole alprazolam atorvastatin benzodiazepines...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Amiodarone questions
    ... [QUOTE=Lindsay:-)]Hi, I have been put on amiodarone to control ventricular tachycardia, I also have A ... -fib and congenital heart disease. The amiodarone seems to have stopped the arrhythmias but I feel absolutely ... was on and was OUTRAGED that her doctor put her on amiodarone . Your symptoms are real and they are VERY SERIOUS ... !!!!!!. The FDA issued an alert for amiodarone in 5/2005. "AMiodarone may cause potentially fatal ... FDA med watch there were 452 deaths attributed to amiodarone between 1997 and 2002, also 58 cases of blindness ... that you were given the warning information sheet on amiodarone when it was given to you. In fact now there are quite ... deal in lawsuits involving the adverse effects from amiodarone . I don't know your doctor...whether he is arrogant ... refused to talk to me , ...but took mother off of the amiodarone ... Guess that is all i wanted. also you could be...
    ... Amiodarone is used for a variety of things. In Canada it is usually...
    ... [QUOTE=Kathy C] Amiodarone is used for a variety of things. In Canada it is usually...
    ... that say there is no significant evidence linking amiodarone to blindness and that you do get other symptoms before...
    ... that say there is no significant evidence linking amiodarone to blindness and that you do get other symptoms before...
    ... My husband had cardioversion in 2003. He continued amiodarone for a few weeks after that as a back up and then was...
    ... done on April so I should be able to come off the amiodarone soon as well. Finally something might be going right...
    ... done on April so I should be able to come off the amiodarone soon as well. Finally something might be going right ... p Lindsay If your still interested in the amiodarone , i accidently found that it is one of the 12 compounds...
    ... eight yrs. Is this drug amiadorone(sp?) a ccb? Amiodarone is a Class III antiarrythimic drug. It's brand names...
    ... was on and was OUTRAGED that her doctor put her on amiodarone . Your symptoms are real and they are VERY SERIOUS ... !!!!!!. The FDA issued an alert for amiodarone in 5/2005. "AMiodarone may cause potentially fatal ... FDA med watch there were 452 deaths attributed to amiodarone between 1997 and 2002, also 58 cases of blindness ... that you were given the warning information sheet on amiodarone when it was given to you. In fact now there are quite ... deal in lawsuits involving the adverse effects from amiodarone . I don't know your doctor...whether he is arrogant ... refused to talk to me , ...but took mother off of the amiodarone ... Guess that is all i wanted. also you could be...
    ... I just need to let poeple know how dangerous amiodarone is. It almost just killed my husband . It was the ... about had it . As a last resort they discontinued the amiodarone and gave him steroids and suddenly there he is looking...
    ... from a few months back til now .He has only been on Amiodarone for about 6 months . First sign was constant diarrhea ... looking then he might not have been taken off the amiodarone and put on steroids to save his life . At this moment...

  2. will all these meds harm me long term?
    ... possible side effects of the various meds you're on. Amiodarone has several possible undesirable side effects, including...

Pain Management board

  1. Can St John's Wort decrease opiate effectiveness
    ... drugs (e.g., certain cardiovascular drugs including amiodarone and quinidine as well as polycyclic anti-depressants ... drugs (e.g., certain cardiovascular drugs including amiodarone and quinidine as well as polycyclic antidepressants...

Skin Problems board

  1. Childhood Linear IgA Disease
    ... drug, although diclofenac, captopril, cotrimoxazole, amiodarone , cyclosporin, glibencamide, lithium, penicillin, cefamandol...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... these ones- # Heart or blood pressure medications - Amiodarone , Hydralazine ,Perhexiline # Drugs to lower cholesterol...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. rant about doctors
    ... neighbor had a three way bypass and was sent home on Amiodarone to regulate his heartbeats. He developed a cough...
    ... pharmacist didn't even know there was iodine in the Amiodarone ! I'm nobody and I read it on the computer. We're...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Is there a little to the herbs I can take?
    ... known liver toxic drugs, such as anabolic steroids, amiodarone , methotrexate, and ketoconazole 14. Nonsteroidal...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Please help, need some advice!!!!!
    ... sonograms all came back fine. ER cardiologist put me on Amiodarone and coumadin. Two weeks later went to a different...

Adrenal Disorders board

  1. Body vibrating!
    ... Latest – I've been taking amiodarone (a sort of chemical defibrillator) for the last few...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Alternative medicine
    ... precautions if you are taking any of the following: 1) Amiodarone or 2) Iodinated glycerol or 3) Potassium iodide (e...

  2. new member-have question(s)
    ... Previous to this by 6-8 months I had a 2 month stint with amiodarone as well as 2 CT scans w/contrast (iodine based, I ... given steroids/benadryl IV. My understanding is that amiodarone & CT contrast dye affect the thyroid. I have spent...

  3. Thyroid Care and Concerns Around the World - Week 5!
    ... adrenal steroids (like prednisone and hydrocortisone) amiodarone , antithyroid drugs and lithium . Dr. Rubin states...

  4. Question regarding my TSH levels and Tapazole
    ... TSH less than 0.02, T3 and T4 about 3Xs too high. Amiodarone induced. Was given 40 mg Tapazole /day. By December...
    ... Perhaps your hyper problems are over. They do say that Amiodarone induced hyper can be fixed. Best of luck....
    ... Perhaps your hyper problems are over. They do say that Amiodarone induced hyper can be fixed. Best of luck. Oct. 2007...

  5. Anyone here with amiodarone induced hyperthyroidism?
    ... I don't recall seeing anyone else around here with amiodarone induced hyper but I've run across it in some of my ... research. Amiodarone is 37% iodine. What you are suffering is an iodine...
    ... I don't recall seeing anyone else around here with amiodarone induced hyper but I've run across it in some of my ... research. Amiodarone is 37% iodine. What you are suffering is an iodine...

  6. hi everyone just wanted to pop in and say how i feel.
    ... adversely with the thyroxine. In particular lithium, amiodarone , iodine treatments, or antidepressants can also cause...

  7. Secondary hypothyroidism?
    ... hypothyroidism which is caused by drugs such as dopamine, amiodarone and lithium. The adrenal glands can also play their...

  8. Anyone get severe stomach cramps from Levoxyl?
    ... here. I contracted hypo as a side effect of the drug amiodarone . I've been hypo for nearly two years, but the doctors...

  9. High T3
    ... hormones taken for hormone replacement or birth control Amiodarone , a drug used for the heart Amphetamines Methadone...

  10. what do u do when u have tried everything
    ... . on interfering drugs eg. Lithium, Amiodarone , Seaweed, Iodine ...
    ... . on interfering drugs eg. Lithium, Amiodarone , Seaweed, Iodine ...
    ... . on interfering drugs eg. Lithium, Amiodarone , Seaweed, Iodine ...

  11. Lack of exercise & hypothroidism
    ... or rare causes are: Some drugs, such as lithium or amiodarone ; severe iodine deficiency (rare in industrialized...

  12. Thyroid problems & medications
    ... hypothyroidism. These include lithium and the heart med, amiodarone (Cordaroneā„¢). Supplements rich in iodine such as...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Eye problems...please read
    ... you are on medication as I am on a heart drug called amiodarone and that can have side effects that affect your eyes...

  2. purple2067: optical neuritis... ugghhh!
    ... as well as everything else, does anyone know about amiodarone (anti arrhythmic drug) because I have heard this can...
    ... My mom had to be on Amiodarone after her heart bipass surgery. She could not stay...

Angina board

  1. Angina or something else?
    ... for the pacemaker. She left the hospital with Amiodarone 200MG three times a day to help with the heart rythmn ... chest. Her blood was too thin and he reduced the Amiodarone to once a day. He also gave me his blessing to give...

Heart Disorders board

  1. what does one take if they can't take betas for SVT/arrythmia?
    ... Anti-arrhythmics such as Amiodarone , Flecainide......etc. You'll have to do your ... THe other bummer about flecainide (and I THINK amiodarone as well but I'm not sure) is that you really should...

  2. Afib and scared?
    ... cardioverted back to a sinus rhythm. I was then put on amiodarone for about a year with no episodes before I elected...

  3. my holter report 24 hours
    ... holter report he give me drug called Sedacoron ( Amiodarone This drug I use it for 2 days and I feel insominea...

  4. anybody familiar with SVT?
    ... is sooooo good also to hear that your baby is off amiodarone . That drug has horrible side affects, mostly severs...

  5. Side effects with amiodarone
    ... hello Used to be on amiodarone .The doctors choice of drug for me, until it caused ... using this drug or stop. They choose to stop the amiodarone . This drug is good for short durations. My thyroid ... about the risks and benefits, and Why your taking amiodarone . Take care...

  6. Amiodarone - how bad is it really? Please help
    ... No personal experiece with amiodarone but I just want to tell you that while you're doing...
    ... mom and I are both adamantly against him taking the amiodarone based on all of the research I have done about it...
    ... bracelet, while I have not personally taken amiodarone , I have worked somewhat closely with it. I have an ... and have tried almost every drug out there except amiodarone . I personally, along with my physician have decided ... He has told me the biggest and worst thing about amiodarone is the lung fibrosis. I have seen lung fibrosis and ... didnt do it sooner. But I am with you, I dont think amiodarone is a good choice unless every thing else has been...

  7. alcohol ablation
    ... ablation is necessary to prevent the atrial fib. I took amiodarone for 2 yrs. as well as atenolol , slow mag , and coumadin ... . Amiodarone was stopped after my ablation in Nov. and atenolol...

  8. Cardiac Arrythmia
    ... eventually stabilised at the hospital and I was put on Amiodarone tablets.Unfortunately this medication clashed with ... thyroid.That was treated with radio-active iodine and amiodarone was replaced with propafenone,which I am still taking...
    ... diomyopathy (presumably tachycardia induced) and started on Amiodarone . I did very well on Amio for more than 2 years when...

  9. A med that kills, it is the last resort
    ... I can't imagine what that drug would be. I was on Amiodarone for almost 3 years. This is an anitarrhythmic with...

  10. A-fib conversion
    ... undergone numerous electrical cardioversions, have tried Amiodarone , Flecainide, and had a mini-maze ablation 6 months...
    ... undergone numerous electrical cardioversions, have tried Amiodarone , Flecainide, and had a mini-maze ablation 6 months...
    ... in the past 2 years , have also been on many meds, Amiodarone , Atenolol, Kerlone, Cardizem, and now I am on betapace...

  11. anyone on sotalol for afib?
    ... job on my afib. Another possibility would have been amiodarone , but that has huge and serious side effects. Be glad...

  12. Anyone tried or heard about Tikosyn??
    ... repolarization. Others in this class are Ibutilide, amiodarone , and bretylium. The Vaugn Williams classification ... Other ) Ibutilide, dofetilide, sotalol (d,l), amiodarone , bretylium Class IV Calcium Channel Blockade...

  13. Sotalol and short of breath
    ... Hi Everyone, I have finally come off amiodarone :) :) :) and feel much better for not being on it ... for. When I was just on sotalol (before I went on amiodarone ) I used to find that when I exercised my heart had...

  14. antibiotics when taking beta blockers
    ... blockers, at the moment I am on digoxin, lisinopril, amiodarone , fruesamide and warfarin and I have always had amoxycillan...

  15. Does any one know anything about Sotalol for PSVT?
    ... tachycardia as well and they took me off it and put me on amiodarone :-( Hopefully I am going to have an ICD fitted soon ... choice I would definatly choose the sotalol over the amiodarone . I hope you get on ok and let me know how you get...

  16. How long for Cardizem CD to fully start working?
    ... breathless and feeling really weak. The docs put me on amiodarone which does a fantastic job on the arrhythmias - as...

  17. Amiodarone question (again)
    ... I was only on Amiodarone for a short time after my MI (along with a dozen or ... recurrance. But, because of anticipated side-effects, the Amiodarone was discontinued. A year later, with almost continuous...

  18. ventricular tachycardia
    ... raced or did anthing it shouldn't, anyway I was put on amiodarone as the sotalol wasn't working with the v tach. It ... of minutes. I can't seem to win, if I take the amiodarone I feel awful because of the side effects and if I ... the arrhythmias back :-( I am also worried that the amiodarone will damage my eyes, thyroid or something else as...
    ... time, IMHO. I can't seem to win, if I take the amiodarone I feel awful because of the side effects and if I ... the arrhythmias back :-( I am also worried that the amiodarone will damage my eyes, thyroid or something else as...

  19. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... greater than not having fib. My suggestion with the Amiodarone (having been on it and had serious side effects) I ... first and see if that works if not the consider the Amiodarone . But definately start the blood thinners now. ...
    ... tachycardia and the sotalol didn't work so I was put on amiodarone which I absolutely hate taking and want to come off ... drug first (I don't know that one). I would try the amiodarone only if the other drugs don't work. It is a fantastic ... :-( Hi Kathy, Just a quick question about the amiodarone , did it make your eyes more sensitive to light? I...

  20. Palpitations, Tachycardia and other weird heart sensations -- Share your story!
    ... 1998 when I had flutters alot so ended up going on Amiodarone (anti-arrhythmic) and did well on that for nearly...

  21. Early diastolic dysfunction?
    ... intracerebral haemorrhage drugs (e.g. sotalol, amiodarone ) hereditary Romano Ward syndrome (autosomal dominant...

  22. Breathlessness after CABAG
    ... hi beerzoids thanks for replying, he is taking amiodarone for the flutter, not sure of dose, and he does have...
    ... hi beerzoids thanks for replying, he is taking amiodarone for the flutter, not sure of dose, and he does have...
    ... chair, I would not be able to MOVE from the chair. Amiodarone is a dangerous drug: First line from the government ... site: IMPORTANT WARNING: Amiodarone may cause lung disease that can be serious or life...
    ... thanks for your input, i will question about the amiodarone , they are very scary side effects. brina...

  23. A-fib after open heart surgery
    ... early this morning after taking a very high dose of amiodarone . I'm very nervous that this will continue to be a...
    ... early this morning after taking a very high dose of amiodarone . I'm very nervous that this will continue to be a...

  24. Walking HR is 170bpm and up?
    ... do the job.Surgery is out for me in any case, and Amiodarone , which seemed to control the AF in my case, induced...

  25. Irregular Heartbeat
    ... can also try to rhythm control with medications like amiodarone , procaineamide, propafenone or ibutilide, but these...

  26. A-Fib, Anyone out there?
    ... a year ago. Another medication used for afib is amiodarone , which is given for rhythm stabilization. However ... , the side effects of amiodarone include possible thyroid destruction and possibility...

  27. Ventricular Tachycardia
    ... defibrillator? SOMETIMES, you can treat vtach with amiodarone or lidocaine, but the best standard of care treatment...
    ... I just had a cather ablation,I've been on Amiodarone 400mg for 4 years,It seens to have worked,haven't ... had any vts since.I was taken off the Amiodarone at that time...

  28. Medication Question
    ... afib, you can opt for rate control or rhythm control ( amiodarone , or procainamide)... In Canada, at least, we go with...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Norvasc dosage
    ... troleandomycin); some medicines for heart-rhythm problems ( amiodarone , diltiazem, verapamil); some medicines for depression...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Quit Lipitor - Cholesterol sky high
    ... more thing, if your cardio guy ever tries to give you amiodarone for your heart... just note that the FDA has issued...

  2. Cerebellar Ataxia and cholesterol lowering medication
    ... 12 other compounds are know to cause this also. amiodarone , amitriptyline, chlorcyclizine, chlorpromazine, clomipramin...
    ... 12 other compounds are know to cause this also. amiodarone , amitriptyline, chlorcyclizine, chlorpromazine, clomipramin...

Depression board

  1. Hey Dakota!
    ... iarrhythmic medication he was placed on about a year ago... amiodarone . she said that this med. interefered with his thyroid...