Amiodarone review and de-prescribing in West Hampshire CCG

18 May 2018This project was led by medicines optimisation pharmacists (MOPs) working in GP practices across West Hampshire CCG (WHCCG). The review was undertaken following a serious…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

Cordarone XZentiva

Cordarone X
Tablets 100mg, 200mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store in airtight containers. Protect from light and moisture. Maxumum of 7 days in MCA.
9 November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Anti-arrhythmic with suitable action
High iodine content which could be released and appear in breast milk
Case report of hypothyroidism in breastfed infant
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
Significant, but variable, amounts in breast milk
Short-term IV use for emergency situations may be acceptable if there is no other option. This does not apply to ongoing, chronic IV or oral administration. However, infant monitoring is still advised
17 September 2018