Amiodarone neuropathy

Alberto Martinez-Arizala, Samuel M. Sobol, Garland E. McCarty, Buddy R. Nichols, Louis 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)643-645
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1983

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  • Clinical Neurology

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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. https://doi.org/10.1212/wnl.33.5.643