Is There a Generic for Amiodarone?

Amiodarone (Cordarone®, Pacerone®, Nexterone®) is a medicine prescribed in the treatment of certain irregular heart rhythms called ventricular arrhythmias. It comes in the form of tablets and injections that are given slowly into a vein. But is there a generic for amiodarone?
All amiodarone products, except for the premixed injections, are available in generic form. The tablets are available in brand-name and generic versions.
Generic amiodarone is available in the following strengths and forms:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has tested the generic versions of amiodarone and has determined that they are equivalent to the brand-name medications. However, the generic products may contain different inactive ingredients than the brand-name medication, which may cause problems for people with allergies or sensitivities.
(Click Generic Amiodarone for more information on this topic, including details on who makes the generic products and how the FDA has determined they are as good as the brand-name medications.)
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