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Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is more efficacy than Sotalol ( Betapace ) for maintaining sinus rhythm, but both drugs have equal efficacy in patients with ischemic heart disease. A total of 665 patien ...


Use of the antiarrhythmic agent Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is associated with one-half the incidence of atrial tachyarrhythmias following cardiac surgery. The study is published in the JAMA. Atri ...


Use of Amiodarone ( Cordarone ), an antiarrhythmic drug, in combination with a beta-blocker is effective in preventing shocks that can occur from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. The imp ...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has informed the public that it has revised the dose limitation for the cholesterol-lowering drug Simvastatin from 10 mg to 20 mg when it is co-administered wi ...


Despite endorsement of Digoxin in clinical practice guidelines, there exist limited data on its safety in atrial fibrillation / atrial flutter. The goal of a study was to evaluate the association o ...


Antiarrhythmic drugs ( AADs ) and anticoagulation are mainstays of atrial fibrillation ( AF ) treatment. A study has assessed the use and outcomes of antiarrhythmic therapy in anticoagulated patients ...


Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is an effective medication in preventing atrial fibrillation ( AF ), but it interferes with the metabolism of Warfarin ( Coumadin ). A study has examined the association of ...


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


Little is known in clinical practice about antiarrhythmic drugs ( AADs ) use in patients with atrial fibrillation ( particularly younger ones ) who do not have structural heart disease. Using the ...


In the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial, the higher-dose Edoxaban ( HDE; Lixiana, Savaysa ) regimen had a similar incidence of ischaemic stroke compared with Warfarin ( Coumadin ), whereas a higher incidence w ...


Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) is known to affect the thyroid, but little is known about thyroid recovery after short-term Amiodarone treatment. Researchers have evaluated the impact of 8 weeks of Amioda ...


Sotalol ( Sotalex ) and Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) are commonly prescribed antiarrhythmics for the treatment of post-operative atrial fibrillation ( POAF ). Though they are effective in maintaining sinu ...


The 2015 Guidelines for Resuscitation recommend Amiodarone ( Cordarone ) as the antiarrhythmic drug of choice in the treatment of resistant ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardi ...


Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy can be challenging because of the complexity of underlying substrates. Researchers sought to determin ...


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