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Dronedarone

When and How to Take This Drug

Some general considerations include the following:
 
  • Dronedarone comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth twice a day.
     
  • This medication should be taken with food (with the morning and evening meals). Taking it on an empty stomach will make it less effective.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Dronedarone will not work if you stop taking it.
     

Dronedarone Dosing

The dosing for dronedarone is surprisingly uncomplicated (compared to many other arrhythmia medications). There is only one standard dosage, regardless of your age or weight. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
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Drug Interactions

Dronedarone can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Dronedarone).
 

Dronedarone Overdose

It is not entirely clear exactly what to expect from an overdose of this medication, although it is likely that serious effects could occur. If you happen to overdose on dronedarone, seek medical attention immediately.
 
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What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of This Medicine?

If you forget to take your dronedarone dose, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of this drug.
 
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