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Posted by:  manuheart123, India  Posted on: 1/22/2011
What is amiodarone?

Amiodarone is an anti-arrhythmic medication which aids patients suffering from life-threatening ventricular and supraventricular rhythm disorders. This medication is applied in the case of ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Although amiodarone was discovered in 1961, it wasn't approved for medical applications till 1985, in the United States.
Posted by:  Mohamed, Libya  Posted on: 8/3/2008
Although the good spectrum of the Amidarone as Anti arrhythmic drugs it is not good for management of acute situation because its special pharmacokinetic properties as it needs about 4 to 5 its half life to begin work.