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Stopping and re-starting amiodarone for atrial fibrillation is more dangerous than continuous use

Posted Jan 07 2009 8:47am

A study in the October 15 issue of JAMA indicates that reducing how often a patient receives amiodarone for atrial fibrillation does not decrease side effects, but does increase atrial fibrillation recurrence and the risk of death and hospitalizations.

 

Read: Continuous use of amiodarone for atrial fibrillation better than episodic use

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