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What length of time should a person take the medication amiodarone?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
Depends : On what it is prescribed for. There is no definite length of time. Speak with your doctor.
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Dr. Sergio Cossu
Cardiology 34 years experience
It depends: Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic medication used to treat both ventricular and atrial arrhythmias. It has several potential side effects related to the dose and the amount of time you are on it. These include liver toxicity, pulmonary fibrosis, hypo/hyperthyroidism, retinal deposits, neuropathy, or bluish skin discoloration. It is a safe drug provided tests to check for these are performed routine.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 10, 2017
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