amiodarone injection (generic name)

It helps make your heart beat regularly
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain
  • cough with or without blood
  • dark urine
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or light-headed
  • intolerance to heat or cold
  • nausea, vomiting
  • pain and swelling of the scrotum
  • pain, tingling, numbness in feet, hands
  • problems with balance, talking, walking
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • spitting up blood
  • stomach pain
  • sweating
  • unusual or uncontrolled movements of body
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weight gain or loss
  • yellowing of eyes, skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in sex drive or performance
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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