Cordarone IV Solution Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Inflammation Of The Alveoli Of The Lungs
  • Low Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Deposits On The Eye
  • Optic Neuropathy, A Disease Of The Optic Nerve
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Visual Halos Around Lights

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • Abnormal Sexual Function
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eye
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Taste Impairment
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Visual Sensitivity To Light

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • A Condition Where The Body Is Unable To Maintain Adequate Blood Flow Called Shock
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Disorder With Excess Antidiuretic Hormone Called Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst Called Hemolytic Anemia
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Lung Condition Called Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • A Type Of Movement Disorder Called Parkinsonism
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Type Of Slowed Heart Rhythm Disorder Called Heart Block
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, A Type Of Lung Disorder
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrioventricular Block, A Type Of Slow Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Bleeding From The Lungs
  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bronchospasm
  • Coughing Up Of Blood
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Decreased Oxygen In The Tissues Or Blood
  • Demyelination, A Type Of Nervous System Disorder
  • Deterioration Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Escape Of Fluid Into The Lungs
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Hallucinations
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Epididymis Of The Testicles
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Inflammation Of The Skin With Blisters
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Optic Disk Edema
  • Peripheral Demyelinating Neuropathy, A Type Of Nerve Disorder
  • Pleuritis, A Condition Where The Covering Of The Lung Becomes Inflamed
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri, A Condition With High Fluid Pressure In The Brain
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Sinus Arrest, A Type Of Heart Condition
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Sudden Rapid Heartbeat-Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tissue Death
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Visible Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Sleep Disorder
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Backache
  • Confusion
  • Cough
  • Delirium
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Slowness Of Movement
  • The Inability To Have An Erection

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.