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(amiodarone hydrochloride) Intravenous
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Cordarone Intravenous (Cordarone I.V.) contains amiodarone HCl (C25H29I2NO3· HCl), a class III antiarrhythmic drug. Amiodarone HCl is (2-butyl-3-benzofuranyl)[4-[2-(diethylamino)ethoxy]-3,5-diiodophenyl]methanone hydrochloride. Amiodarone HCl has the following structural formula:
Amiodarone HCl is a white to slightly yellow crystalline powder, and is very slightly soluble in water. It has a molecular weight of 681.78 and contains 37.3% iodine by weight. Cordarone I.V. is a sterile clear, pale-yellow micellar solution visually free from particulates. Each milliliter of the Cordarone I.V. formulation contains 50 mg of amiodarone HCl, 20.2 mg of benzyl alcohol, 100 mg of polysorbate 80, and water for injection.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/22/2005
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Additional Cordarone IV Information
- Cordarone IV Drug Interactions Center: amiodarone iv
- Cordarone IV Side Effects Center
- Cordarone IV FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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