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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


amiodarone hydrochloride  listen  (A-mee-OH-duh-rone HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A drug used to treat certain types of abnormal heart rhythms that have not gotten better with other drugs. Amiodarone hydrochloride affects the electrical activity of the heart. It is a type of antiarrhythmic agent. Also called Corderone.