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View in Spanish: Clorhidrato de amiodarona

Amiodarone hydrochloride (A-mee-OH-duh-rone HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A drug used to treat certain types of abnormal heart rhythms that have not gotten better with other drugs. Amiodarone hydrochloride affects the electrical activity of the heart. It is a type of antiarrhythmic agent. Also called Corderone.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.