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Ventricular Tachycardia VT

Ventricular tachycardia is a pulse rate of more than 100 beats per minute, with at least three irregular heartbeats in a row. It is a major cause of sudden cardiac death. The condition can develop...

WolffParkinsonWhite WPW syndrome

Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (WPW) is a syndrome of pre-excitation of ventricles of the heart due to an accessory pathway known as the bundle of Kent. This accessory pathway is an abno...

Ventricular rate control

Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

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Amiodarone Confers a Small Risk for Optic Neuropathy

Physicians should monitor visual symptoms in amiodarone users. Medscape Medical News

Edoxaban vs Warfarin in Patients With AF on Amiodarone

What's the effect of amiodarone on the relative efficacy and safety profile of edoxaban? European Heart Journal

Heart risks with newer hepatitis C drugs and amiodarone

The EMA has warned against the use of antiarrhythmic amiodarone in combination with newer hepatitis C infection treatments after reports of heart problems.

Zofran Treats Morning Sickness But Draws Birth Defect Lawsuits

The number of Zofran birth defect lawsuits continues to climb after the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued the order to consolidate cases before Judge F. Dennis Saylor in Massachus...

Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon Morcellator Lawsuits Centralized

Lawsuits involving one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies and one of the most controversial medical devices in the U.S. now are centralized to a single court. Johnson & Johnson is accused of...

GMOs and Patents: Part 2 – Lawsuits against Farmers

This is the second of three posts examining the topic of GMOs and patents. The first post in the series provided an overview on the topic of patents and described the concept of “terminator genes...

Judge Denies GSK’s Motion to Dismiss Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits

The federal judge overseeing lawsuits in the Zofran (ondansetron) anti-nausea drug multidistrict litigation in Massachusetts denied GlaxoSmithKline’s motion to dismiss the lawsuits. The judge si...

Walgreens Puts The Brakes On Theranos Roll Out ‒ Are Lawsuits Next?

Disclosure: I had a Theranos blood test taken inside a Walgreens pharmacy this last July. Second disclosure, I am not an attorney, and while I'm not aware of any pending litigation, it's getting harde...

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Treatment with amiodarone.

Amiodarone is an effective antiarrhythmic drug for supra­ven­tri­cular and ventricular arrhythmias. A majority of patients treated with amiodarone suffer from mild adverse events, however, serious ...

The effect of the amiodarone-warfarin interaction on anticoagulation quality in a single, high-quality anticoagulation center.

Clinical trials have reported a low time in therapeutic range (TTR) in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with both warfarin andamiodarone. These trials included centers and countries with both...

The role of antithyroglobulin, antiperoxidase and anti-TSH receptor autoantibodies in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (A two-center study).

It has been reported that patients experiencing side effects of amiodarone (AM) therapy, such as amiodarone-induced thyrotoxocosis (AIT) or amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (AIH), have changes in ser...

Severe acute hepatitis following intravenous amiodarone : a case report and review of the literature.

Hepatotoxic complications of long-term oral amiodarone therapy have been well described ; however, liver injury secondary to parenteral infusion of amiodarone is uncommon, potentially fatal, and poo...

Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Receiving Intravenous Amiodarone.

Amiodarone is a commonly used antiarrhythmic drug. Hepatotoxicity following chronic oral administration occurs in 1% to 3% of patients. Hepatotoxicity following intravenous (IV) administration is infr...

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