Amiodarone neuropathy

Alberto Martinez-Arizala, S. M. Sobol, G. E. McCarty, B. R. Nichols, L. Rakita

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Abstract

Amiodarone, a drug used to treat refractory cardiac arrhythmias, produced a peripheral neuropathy in 5 of 50 cases (10%). Although the neuropathy may be severe, it tends to improve with lowering of the dosage or discontinuation of the medication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)643-645
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume33
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 29 1983
Externally publishedYes

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Amiodarone
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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Martinez-Arizala, A., Sobol, S. M., McCarty, G. E., Nichols, B. R., & Rakita, L. (1983). Amiodarone neuropathy. Neurology, 33(5), 643-645.

Amiodarone neuropathy. / Martinez-Arizala, Alberto; Sobol, S. M.; McCarty, G. E.; Nichols, B. R.; Rakita, L.

In: Neurology, Vol. 33, No. 5, 29.06.1983, p. 643-645.

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Martinez-Arizala, A, Sobol, SM, McCarty, GE, Nichols, BR & Rakita, L 1983, 'Amiodarone neuropathy', Neurology, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 643-645.
Martinez-Arizala A, Sobol SM, McCarty GE, Nichols BR, Rakita L. Amiodarone neuropathy. Neurology. 1983 Jun 29;33(5):643-645.
Martinez-Arizala, Alberto ; Sobol, S. M. ; McCarty, G. E. ; Nichols, B. R. ; Rakita, L. / Amiodarone neuropathy. In: Neurology. 1983 ; Vol. 33, No. 5. pp. 643-645.
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