• Home
  • A-B index
  • Pharmacological Index
  • Drug Classes
  • Active Ingredients
  • Companies
  • News
  • Class III Antiarrhythmic
    4 Drugs classified under this drug class

    All the Drug Class Drugs

    Amiocard Tablets
    full basket chart
    Amiocard Tablets

    Class III Antiarrhythmic. Amiodarone HCl 200 mg.
    TABS.: 30. Initial tmt.: 3 tabs./d, for 8- 10 days. In some cases, the initial tmt. has involved higher doses (4 to 5 tabs./day), always for short periods and under ECG monitor.
    Maint. treatment: Seek the minimum effective dose, which varies depend. on the pt., ranging from 1/2 tab/d (1 tab. every 2 day.) to 2 tabs. every day.
    Coronary insufficiency arrhythmias resistant to other treatments.
    C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with Sinus bradycard. & sinoatrial heart block without pacemaker. –Sinus node dis. (Sick sinus syndrome) without a pacemaker (risk of sinus arrest).
    Severe AV conduct. disord. without a pacemaker. Thyroid dysfunct. Preg.- unless exceptional circumstance. Lact. Comb. with med. products liable to induce torsades de pointes.

    Amiodacore Injection
    partial basket chart
    Amiodacore Injection

    Class III Antiarrhythmic. Amiodarone HCl 150 mg / 3 ml.
    AMPS: 6, 5 x 150 mg/3 ml. 5 mg/kg
    given by IV infusion over a period of
    20 min. to 2 hrs. See lit.
    Tmt should be init. and monit. only under
    hospital or specialist superv. Indic. for
    Coronary insuffic., arrhythmias resistant to
    other tms, Wolff Parkinson White
    Syndrome. Can be used where a rapid
    response is required or where oral admin. is
    not possible.
    C/I: Sinus bradycardia, SA heart block,
    thyroid dysfunction, sev. resp. failure,
    circulatory collapse, arterial hypoten.;
    hypoten., heart failure and
    cardiomyopathy C/I when using a bolus
    inj. hypersens. to iodine or the drug,
    comb. with drugs that may induce torsa.
    de. poin.; children up to 3 years old,
    pregnancy – except in exceptional
    circumst., lactation. See lit.

    partial basket chart

    Class III Antiarrhythmic. Dronedarone HCl 400 mg.
    TABS: 10, 14, 20, 28, 30, 50, 60x 400 mg.
    Tmt. can be initiated in outpatients:
    400 mg 2 x dly, 1 with breakf., 1 with
    even. meal. Tmt. with Class I or II antiarrythm.
    (such as flecainide, propafenone,
    quinidine, disopyramide, dofetilide,
    sotalol, amiodarone) must be stopped
    bef. starting MULTAQ.
    Maint. of sinus rhythm aft. successful
    cardioversion in adults clinically stable
    patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial
    C/I: Hypersens., severe ren. or severe
    hepat. impair., second- or third- degree
    atrio-ventricular block. See lit.

    full basket chart

    Class III Antiarrhythmic. Amiodarone HCl 200 mg.
    TABS: 30. Initial: 600 mg dly., maint:
    200-400 mg dly. with or aft. meals.
    Tmt. of cardiac arrhythmias and coronary
    arterial insuff.
    C/I: Hypersns. to amiodarone or iod.,
    sympt. of allergic react., pregn. or
    breastfeeding, thyroid dysfunct.,
    arrhythmias manifested by sinus bradyc.
    or SA heart block, comb. with med. that
    may cause arrhythmias. See lit.