Amiodarone (HCl)

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Amiodarone (HCl)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

5 mg/kg5 (5)As recommended.IV InfInitially over 20-120 min with ECG monitoring. Max. 1.2 g in 24 hrs.
200 mg200 (200)24 hourlyPOMaintenance
200 to 400 mg300 (300)8 hourlyPOLoad for 1-4 Weeks

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

2.5 to 5 mg/kg3.8 (3.75)24 hourlyOralMaintenance for 5-7 Days/week
10 to 15 mg/kg12 (12.5)24 hourlyOralLoad for 4-14 Days

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

116 to 231 mg/square metre170 (173.5)24 hourlyoralmaintenance, 5 to 7 days/week
347 to 463 mg/square metre400 (405)24 hourlyoralLoad for 4 to 14 days

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Amiodarone (HCl)

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Manufacturers of Amiodarone (HCl) in Pakistan

Aventis Bio Pharma Unimark

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