Chemical formula: C₂₅H₂₉I₂NO₃  Molecular mass: 645.312 g/mol  PubChem compound: 2157

Active ingredient description

Amiodarone is an antiarrhythmic medication used to treat and prevent a number of types of irregular heartbeats. This includes ventricular tachycardia (VT), ventricular fibrillation (VF), and wide complex tachycardia, as well as atrial fibrillation and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
C01BD01 Amiodarone C Cardiovascular system → C01 Cardiac therapy → C01B Antiarrhythmics, class I and III → C01BD Antiarrhythmics, class III
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
CORDARONE X Solution for injection Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
CORDARONE X 100 Tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 1951-25-3
CAS Substance: 19774-82-4
DrugBank Drug: DB01118
KEGG Drug: D02910
PubChem Compound: 2157
RxNorm Ingredient: 703
SNOMED-CT Concept: 372821002
Amiodarone (substance)
UNII Identifier: N3RQ532IUT


Amiodarone is an active ingredient of these brands:

United States (US)

Australia (AU)

Austria (AT)

Brazil (BR)

Croatia (HR)

Cyprus (CY)

Ecuador (EC)

Estonia (EE)

Finland (FI)

France (FR)

Germany (DE)

Hong Kong (HK)

Ireland (IE)

Israel (IL)

Italy (IT)

Japan (JP)


Lithuania (LT)

Malta (MT)

Mexico (MX)

Netherlands (NL)

New Zealand (NZ)

Poland (PL)

Romania (RO)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

Turkey (TR)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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