Cordarone

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Heart disease, such as congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Had a heart attack in the past two years
  • Lung disease or breathing problems
  • Heart rhythm problems (other than the problem for which you are taking Cordarone)
  • Ever fainted or been dizzy due to a slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • A pacemaker
  • Thyroid problems
  • Excessive sun exposure
  • Plans to have surgery, including eye surgery or dental surgery
  • Been told you have low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Cordarone Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Cordarone?

An overdose with Cordarone can be dangerous. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much of this medication.
 
(Click Cordarone Overdose for more information.)
 
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