amiodarone hydrochloride

Pronunciation: (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.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2009-10-05