Amiodarone: hemodynamic effect
Last updated: 03/04/2015
- Mechanism of Action — Unclear (thought to be due to an anti-sympathethic and calcium blocking action)
- Effects — antiarrhythmogenic
- Time to onset — within the hour of IV administration
- Major adverse effects — hypotension and bradycardia (which both can be prevented by slowing down the rate of the infusion).
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