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Nexterone

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Nexterone

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OVERDOSE

There have been cases, some fatal, of amiodarone overdose. Effects of an inadvertent overdose of intravenous amiodarone include hypotension, cardiogenic shock, bradycardia, AV block, and hepatotoxicity. Treat hypotension and cardiogenic shock by slowing the infusion rate or with standard therapy: vasopressor drugs, positive inotropic agents, and volume expansion. Bradycardia and AV block may require temporary pacing. Monitor hepatic enzyme concentrations closely. Amiodarone is not dialyzable.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

NEXTERONE is contraindicated in patients with:

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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