Take Notice When Patients Are on Amiodarone
Amiodarone has hundreds of interactions and a plethora of side effects...but it's still the most commonly prescribed antiarrhythmic.
Renew your efforts to ensure safe use of amiodarone.
Watch dosing. Ensure that atrial fib patients who start amiodarone at 400 to 800 mg/day drop down to 100 to 200 mg/day after about a month. This is usually enough to control symptoms...and minimize side effects.