Amiodarone

Amber

Brand Name(s):Cordarone X

Indication:Arrythmias – ventricular and supraventricular

Rationale:

Considered:Aug-06

Review Date:Jun-21

Comments:
Refer to Shared Care paperwork on the Medicines Management Website
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MHRA Drug Safety Update
Avoid concomitant use of amiodarone with simeprevir (Olysio) and sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) combination therapy, unless other antiarrhythmics cannot be given.

Full document available at: https://www.gov.uk/drug-safety-update/simeprevir-with-sofosbuvir-risk-of-severe-bradycardia-and-heart-block-when-taken-with-amiodarone
Aug 2015
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NICE CG 180 The Management of AF: Information can be found at:http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG180
June 2014