Cardichek injection: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Gland

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Trade name: Cardichek

Strength: 50 mg per ml

Type: Injection

Active ingredient: Amiodarone

Category: Anti arrhythmic drug

Pregnancy category: Amiodarone belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And US FDA pregnancy category D.

Uses: Cardichek injection is used to treat irregular heart beat. It corrects the rhythm in ventricles such as ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia.

How to use: Cardichek injection is given by your health care provider in doctors office.

Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite, dizziness, tiredness, shaking, unsteady gait

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Dosage: 150 mg over the first 10 minutes (15 mg/min), followed by 360 mg over the next 6 hours (1 mg/min). Maintenance infusion: 540 mg over the remaining 18 hours (0.5 mg/min).

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Date last updated: March 26th, 2016