Heart Drugs

What is Amiodarone?

06 May 2010
Posted by norbert

Amiodarone is an anti-arrhythmic medication which aids patients suffering from life-threatening ventricular and supraventricular rhythm disorders. This medication is applied in the case of ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Although amiodarone was discovered in 1961, it wasn't approved for medical applications till 1985, in the United States. This delay in approval is testament to the fact that amiodarone is the strangest anti-arrythmic drug ever developed even though it is the most effective.

Posted by webmaster

"A tomato a day keeps the cardiologist at bay". This seems to be the new mantra in the treatment of high cholesterol. Conclusive to seven years of research by scientists at Cambridge Theranostics, a Bio-Tech division of Cambridge University in UK, a pill has been developed which contains strong doses of a natural compound.