Amiodarone

Available pharmacological options for rhythm control strategy in atrial fibrillation are limited by sub-optimal efficacy and potentially serious adverse events....


Randomized controlled trials ( RCTs ) regarding use of Ranolazine for the prevention and cardioversion of atrial fibrillation have yielded...


Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy can be challenging because of the complexity of underlying...


The clinical efficacy and toxicity of Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) may be determined more effectively by tissue deposition than by...


Although there are many different antiarrhythmic drugs approved for rhythm management of atrial fibrillation, little comparative effectiveness data exist to...


Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is known to affect the thyroid, but little is known about thyroid recovery after short-term Amiodarone...


Sotalol ( Sotalex ) and Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) are commonly prescribed antiarrhythmics for the treatment of post-operative atrial fibrillation...


Ibutilide ( Corvert ) is a rapid-acting antiarrhythmic drug with worldwide use for conversion of recent-onset atrial fibrillation. Vernakalant (...


The 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation recommend Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) as the antiarrhythmic drug of choice in the treatment of...


The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Epclusa ( Sofosbuvir 400 mg / Velpatasvir 100 mg ), the first...


Atrial fibrillation is the most frequent sustained arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation frequently recurs after restoration of normal sinus rhythm. Antiarrhythmic drugs...


The new oral anticoagulants ( NOACs ) Dabigatran etexilate ( Pradaxa ), Rivaroxaban ( Xarelto ), and Apixaban ( Eliquis...


In the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial, the higher-dose Edoxaban ( HDE; Lixiana, Savaysa ) regimen had a similar incidence of...


Researchers at University of Bologna ( Italy ) have assessed the hepatic safety of Novel Oral AntiCoagulants ( NOACs )...


Dronedarone ( Multaq ) is a benzofuran derivative with a pharmacological profile similar to Amiodarone but has a more rapid...


Antiarrhythmic drugs ( AADs ) and anticoagulation are mainstays of atrial fibrillation ( AF ) treatment. A study has assessed...


Thyroid hormones have a significant impact on heart function, mediated by genomic and non-genomic effects. Consequently, thyroid hormone deficiencies, as...


Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is an effective medication in preventing atrial fibrillation ( AF ), but it interferes with the...


Retrospective cohort study from a prospective data base has assessed new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients with esophageal and junctional...


Atrial fibrillation is a common cardiac rhythm disturbance and increases in prevalence with advancing age. Approximately 1% of patients with...