Brand Name(s): Cordarone
Drug Class: antiarrhythmic
Treats: heart rhythm disorders
Amiodarone HCL which is used to treat heart rhythm disorders .Amiodarone HCL belongs to a group of drugs known as antiarrhythmic and is available for oral prescription as pink- scored capsules containing 200 milligrams of amiodarone hydrochloride. The inactive substances present are colloidal silicon dioxide, povidone, lactose, starch, and magnesium stearate.
Amiodarone Hcl is known as an anti-arrhythmic drug that affects the rhythm of your heartbeats and is used to treat certain types of serious irregular heartbeat like persistent ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
It is used to maintain a steady, regular heartbeat and restore normal heart rhythm. This medication is for use only in treating life-threatening heart rhythm disorders. The first few doses will be given in a hospital setting where you can have your heart rhythm can be monitored using an electrocardiograph (ECG).
Amiodarone Hcl works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat.