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Amiodarone (Cordarone )

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Amiodarone (Cordarone )

What is the Generic Name for Cordarone?

Amiodarone

What is the Trade Name for Amiodarone?

Cordarone

What are the Indications of Amiodarone (Cordarone )?

  • Atrial fibrilation
  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • SVT
  • ACLS protocol for v-fib and vTACH

What are the Actions of Amiodarone (Cordarone )?

Prolongs action potential, inhibits adrenergic stimulation, slows rate, decreases peripheral vascular resistance causing vasodilation

What is the Therapeutic Class of Amiodarone (Cordarone )?

Antiarrhythmic class III, Potassium channel blocker

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Amiodarone (Cordarone )?

None

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Date Published - Jan 13, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 23, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.