As a Class III antiarrhythmic medication, amiodarone (Cordarone®, Pacerone®, Nexterone®) can be an effective treatment for certain irregular heart rhythms. Approved indications (or uses) for amiodarone include the treatment of:
- Ventricular fibrillation
- Ventricular tachycardia.
There are also a number of off-label indications for amiodarone. The medication is frequently used off-label to treat the following conditions:
(Click What Is Amiodarone Used For? to learn more about approved indications, for information on how this antiarrhythmia drug works, and to find out if this drug is safe for children.)