Drug interactions with amiodarone iv and artemether-lumefantrine oral

amiodarone iv brand names and other generic formulations include:

Cordarone IV IV

All generic drug interactions for amiodarone iv (lists will include brand and generic names):

artemether-lumefantrine oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Coartem Oral

All generic drug interactions for artemether-lumefantrine oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

amiodarone iv and artemether-lumefantrine oral

amiodarone iv and artemether-lumefantrine oral both increase causing a dangerous abnormal heart rhythm.

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Serious - Use AlternativePossible serious or life-threatening interaction. Monitor closely. Use alternatives if available.

amiodarone iv and artemether-lumefantrine oral

amiodarone iv and artemether-lumefantrine oral both increase QTc interval.

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Serious - Use AlternativeSignificant interaction possible (monitoring by your doctor required)

artemether-lumefantrine oral and amiodarone iv

artemether-lumefantrine oral increases effects of amiodarone iv by altering drug metabolism. Do not use lumefantrine together with Class IIIA antiarrhythmics because the QT interval prolongation may cause a heart arrhythmia (abnormal heart beat).

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Serious - Use AlternativeSignificant interaction possible, monitor closely.

artemether-lumefantrine oral and amiodarone iv

artemether-lumefantrine oral increases effects of amiodarone iv by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. Additive QTc prolongation effects. Concomitant use of lumefantrine with other drugs that prolong the QT interval such as Class III antiarrhythmics should be avoided.

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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