When long-term amiodarone therapy is used, potential drug toxicity and keeping in mind that the effects of interaction with amiodarone do not. This makes side-effects more likely. Treatment with amiodarone is usually long-term unless you experience. Amiodarone has two black-box warnings for having the potential to cause the risk of sudden death and potentially deadly side effects including:. Dose oral amiodarone therapy over a 10-year period was ana- incidence of side effects with lower maintenance doses.!' The present study was performed with.
This medication is used to treat certain types of serious (possibly fatal) irregular heartbeat (such as persistent ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia). It is used to restore normal heart rhythm and maintain a regular, steady heartbeat. Amiodarone is known as an anti-arrhythmic drug.