Read the side effects of Amiodarone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure, heart attack, low blood pressure, sinus arrest.
Central Nervous System
Abnormal gait/ lack of coordination, dizziness, fatigue, uneasiness, tingling, tremor/abnormal involuntary movement, headache, sleep disturbances, confusion, delirium, disorientation, pseudotumor cerebri( increased pressure inside the skull).
Sensitivity to sunlight, flushing, redness, severe allergic reactions, itching, blue-gray discoloration, skin cancer.
Eye and ENT
Visual disturbances, abnormal smell sensation, ringing in the ears, may lead to blindness.
Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, abdominal pain, abnormal salivation, abnormal taste, inflammation of pancreas.
Acute kidney failure, inflammation of testis, impotence, decreased sexual activities.
Blood clot abnormalities, anemia, and decrease in blood cells.
Abnormal liver function tests, liver disorders, jaundice.
Swelling, redness, necrosis, pain, inflammation , blood clot.
Muscle weakness, muscle pain, muscle damage.
Cough, difficulty in breathing, lung infiltrates, wheezing, lung inflammation, fibrosis.
It may cause severe allergic reactions, leg swelling , fever and increased secretion of antidiuretic hormone. It interferes with thyroid function and may increase or decrease thyroid hormone levels.
Other Precautions :
* Avoid excessive sunlight exposure due to increased risk of photosensitivity