Cordarone and Bradycardia

Although Cordarone® (amiodarone hydrochloride) can be an effective medication for treating certain irregular heartbeats, it is not appropriate for some people. For example, people who have a very slow heart rate (bradycardia) should not take Cordarone.
As with other antiarrhythmia medicines, Cordarone can worsen your existing heart rhythm problem or cause a new heart rhythm problem. It is important to let your healthcare provider know if you experience a fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat during Cordarone treatment. Also, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you might have.
(Click Cordarone Warnings and Precautions for more details on important safety precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication. This article also discusses who should not use Cordarone.)
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