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Do you need a prescription for amiodarone?

Yes, amiodarone is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is amiodarone without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase amiodarone, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for amiodarone in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a amiodarone savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your amiodarone with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a amiodarone coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide amiodarone coupons or FREE amiodarone samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for amiodarone in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much amiodarone?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using amiodarone. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much amiodarone. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

Amiodarone treats life-threatening heart rhythm problems called ventricular arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. It belongs to a class of drugs known as class III antiarrhythmics which are also known as potassium channel blockers.

Active ingredient of amiodarone

The active ingredient in amiodarone is amiodarone hydrochloride.

US brand name of amiodarone

Amiodarone is available in the United States under the brand names Cordarone and Pacarone.

UK brand name of amiodarone

In the United Kingdom, amiodarone is available under the brand name Cordarone X.

FDA approval of amiodarone

Amiodarone is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of various arrhythmias.

Is amiodarone available in the UK on NHS?

Yes, amiodarone is available in the UK with an NHS prescription. It can be prescribed by healthcare professionals for eligible patients who require this medication as part of their treatment plan.

Generic availability

Amiodarone is also available as a generic medication, which means it is produced by different manufacturers and marketed under its generic name.

How does amiodarone work?

Amiodarone works by affecting the electrical activity of the heart, helping to stabilize irregular heart rhythms. It prolongs the action potential duration and refractory period of cardiac cells, thereby reducing abnormal electrical activity.

Forms and dosage of amiodarone

Amiodarone is available in various forms, including tablets and intravenous (IV) solutions. The appropriate dosage of amiodarone depends on the specific condition being treated, individual patient factors, and the route of administration. The typical maintenance dose of amiodarone is 200 mg per day. It is important to follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

Directions for use

Amiodarone should be taken exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. It is typically taken orally with or without food, or administered intravenously under medical supervision. Follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider for the specific formulation and route of administration. Amiodarone could make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.

Warnings and precautions for amiodarone

Before taking amiodarone, it is important to inform your healthcare provider about any pre-existing medical conditions such as liver disease, lung disease, thyroid disease and other heart problems (heart failure, heart block). Your healthcare provider will assess the benefits and risks of amiodarone in your specific situation.

Possible side effects of amiodarone

Common side effects of amiodarone may include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, fatigue, and skin sensitivity to sunlight. It may also cause more serious side effects such as pulmonary toxicity, liver problems, thyroid function abnormalities (hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism), chest pain and vision changes (such as seeing halos or blurred vision). If you experience any unusual or severe side effects while taking amiodarone, contact your healthcare provider immediately. Signs or symptoms of an overdose may include, hypotension, shock, bradycardia, AV block, and liver toxicity.

Drug interactions 

Amiodarone has the potential to interact with a variety of medications, including other antiarrhythmic drugs such as digoxin, blood thinners such as warfarin, certain antibiotics, and medications that affect liver enzymes. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all your medications to avoid potential interactions. Below are some examples of medications that may interact with amiodarone:

  • Beta-blockers like sotalol
  • Calcium channel blockers for blood pressure, heart disease, irregular heartbeat
  • Medications for hepatitis C like sofosbuvir and ledipasvir
  • Medications for seizures like phenytoin
  • Medications for thyroid problems
  • Medications that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Other medications that prolong the QT interval (cause an abnormal heart rhythm)
  • Procainamide
  • Quinidine
  • St. John’s Wort

Is it safe to take amiodarone if I am pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant?

Amiodarone should be used with caution during pregnancy, and the potential benefits and risks should be carefully evaluated. It is not recommended to use amiodarone during pregnancy unless the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks to the fetus. It is important to discuss your pregnancy plans with your healthcare provider before starting amiodarone, or if you become pregnant while taking this medication.

Is amiodarone safe to use while breastfeeding?

Amiodarone passes into breast milk and may have adverse effects on the nursing infant. Breastfeeding is generally not recommended while taking amiodarone. It is important to consult with your healthcare provider to discuss the potential risks and benefits of breastfeeding while using amiodarone.



Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

Stefano Mirabello Medical Reviewer
Pharmacist / B.Pharm
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