Amiodarone and Iodine Allergy
You should not use amiodarone (Cordarone®, Pacerone®, Nexterone®) if you have an iodine allergy, as this medication contains a significant amount of iodine. There are a number of important precautions to review to ensure a safe treatment with this medication, as it may not be appropriate for some people.
Make sure your healthcare provider has an up-to-date list of all vitamins, herbal supplements, and prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking. Also, he or she will need to know about any other medical problems you have.
(For more details, click Precautions and Warnings With Amiodarone. There are many potential complications that can occur with this antiarrhythmia medication, and there are certain people who should not use it.)