amiodarone

noun
an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective
Syn: ↑Cordarone
Usage Domain: ↑trademark (for: ↑Cordarone)

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/am'ee oh dar"ohn/, n. Pharm.
a substance, C25H29I2NO3, used in the treatment of heart arrhythmias.
[laboratory coinage of unexplained orig.]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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