Amiodarone oral tablet is a prescription drug that’s available as the brand-name drug Pacerone. It’s also available in its generic form. Generic drugs usually cost less than brand-name versions.
Amiodarone also comes as an intravenous (IV) solution for injection, which is only given by a healthcare provider.
This drug may be used as part of a combination therapy. That means you need to take it with other drugs.
Why it’s used
Amiodarone is used to treat heart rate problems that are life-threatening. It’s usually given when other drugs haven’t worked.