Dronedarone (Oral Route)

Name: Dronedarone (Oral Route)

US Brand Name

  1. Multaq

Descriptions

Dronedarone is used to lower the chance of going to the hospital for serious heart rhythm problems in patients with a history of paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation. Dronedarone belongs to the group of medicines known as antiarrhythmics. It works directly on the heart tissue and will slow the nerve impulses in the heart. This helps keep the heart rhythm normal.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet

Pregnancy

Information about this dronedarone-oral-route
Pregnancy Category Explanation
All Trimesters X Studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities. This drug should not be used in women who are or may become pregnant because the risk clearly outweighs any possible benefit.

Breastfeeding

Studies in women breastfeeding have demonstrated harmful infant effects. An alternative to this medication should be prescribed or you should stop breastfeeding while using this medicine.

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.

  • Alfuzosin
  • Amifampridine
  • Amiodarone
  • Amisulpride
  • Amitriptyline
  • Anagrelide
  • Apomorphine
  • Aripiprazole
  • Arsenic Trioxide
  • Asenapine
  • Astemizole
  • Atazanavir
  • Azithromycin
  • Bedaquiline
  • Bepridil
  • Buserelin
  • Chloroquine
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Cisapride
  • Citalopram
  • Clarithromycin
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozapine
  • Cobicistat
  • Colchicine
  • Crizotinib
  • Cyclobenzaprine
  • Cyclosporine
  • Dabrafenib
  • Darunavir
  • Dasatinib
  • Degarelix
  • Delamanid
  • Desipramine
  • Deslorelin
  • Disopyramide
  • Dofetilide
  • Dolasetron
  • Domperidone
  • Donepezil
  • Doxepin
  • Droperidol
  • Ebastine
  • Efavirenz
  • Eribulin
  • Erythromycin
  • Escitalopram
  • Famotidine
  • Felbamate
  • Fingolimod
  • Flecainide
  • Flibanserin
  • Fluconazole
  • Fluoxetine
  • Fluphenazine
  • Formoterol
  • Foscarnet
  • Fosphenytoin
  • Galantamine
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Gemifloxacin
  • Gonadorelin
  • Goserelin
  • Granisetron
  • Halofantrine
  • Haloperidol
  • Histrelin
  • Hydroquinidine
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Ibutilide
  • Idelalisib
  • Iloperidone
  • Imipramine
  • Indinavir
  • Itraconazole
  • Ivabradine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Lapatinib
  • Leuprolide
  • Levofloxacin
  • Lidocaine
  • Lomitapide
  • Lumefantrine
  • Mefloquine
  • Mesoridazine
  • Methadone
  • Metronidazole
  • Mifepristone
  • Mizolastine
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Nafarelin
  • Nefazodone
  • Nelfinavir
  • Nilotinib
  • Norfloxacin
  • Nortriptyline
  • Octreotide
  • Ofloxacin
  • Olanzapine
  • Ondansetron
  • Paliperidone
  • Panobinostat
  • Paroxetine
  • Pasireotide
  • Pentamidine
  • Perflutren Lipid Microsphere
  • Perphenazine
  • Pimavanserin
  • Pimozide
  • Pipamperone
  • Piperaquine
  • Pitolisant
  • Posaconazole
  • Probucol
  • Procainamide
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Promethazine
  • Propafenone
  • Protriptyline
  • Quetiapine
  • Quinidine
  • Quinine
  • Ranolazine
  • Risperidone
  • Ritonavir
  • Saquinavir
  • Sertindole
  • Sevoflurane
  • Sodium Phosphate
  • Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic
  • Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic
  • Solifenacin
  • Sorafenib
  • Sotalol
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Sulpiride
  • Sunitinib
  • Tacrolimus
  • Tamoxifen
  • Telaprevir
  • Telavancin
  • Telithromycin
  • Terfenadine
  • Tetrabenazine
  • Thioridazine
  • Tizanidine
  • Tolterodine
  • Toremifene
  • Trazodone
  • Trimipramine
  • Triptorelin
  • Vandetanib
  • Vardenafil
  • Vemurafenib
  • Venlafaxine
  • Vilanterol
  • Vinflunine
  • Voriconazole
  • Vorinostat
  • Ziprasidone
  • Zuclopenthixol

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Acebutolol
  • Afatinib
  • Alprenolol
  • Apixaban
  • Aprepitant
  • Arotinolol
  • Atenolol
  • Befunolol
  • Betaxolol
  • Bevantolol
  • Bisoprolol
  • Bopindolol
  • Bosutinib
  • Brexpiprazole
  • Bucindolol
  • Bupranolol
  • Carbamazepine
  • Carteolol
  • Carvedilol
  • Celiprolol
  • Ceritinib
  • Cilostazol
  • Cobimetinib
  • Conivaptan
  • Dabigatran Etexilate
  • Digoxin
  • Dilevalol
  • Diltiazem
  • Docetaxel
  • Doxorubicin
  • Doxorubicin Hydrochloride Liposome
  • Eliglustat
  • Eplerenone
  • Esmolol
  • Everolimus
  • Fentanyl
  • Fosaprepitant
  • Hydrocodone
  • Ibrutinib
  • Ifosfamide
  • Ivacaftor
  • Labetalol
  • Landiolol
  • Levobunolol
  • Lovastatin
  • Lumacaftor
  • Mepindolol
  • Metipranolol
  • Metoprolol
  • Morphine
  • Morphine Sulfate Liposome
  • Nadolol
  • Naloxegol
  • Nebivolol
  • Nipradilol
  • Olaparib
  • Oxprenolol
  • Penbutolol
  • Phenobarbital
  • Phenytoin
  • Pindolol
  • Pixantrone
  • Propranolol
  • Rifampin
  • Simeprevir
  • Sirolimus
  • Sonidegib
  • St John's Wort
  • Talinolol
  • Tertatolol
  • Timolol
  • Tolvaptan
  • Topotecan
  • Venetoclax
  • Verapamil
  • Vincristine
  • Vincristine Sulfate Liposome
  • Warfarin

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Simvastatin
  • Suvorexant

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

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