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Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity

Christopher Frank, MD, Ruth Greenwald, and Mike Weinstock, MD
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EMRAP 2016 January Summary 874 KB - PDF

Think those infiltrates are pneumonia? They probably are, but in the patient taking amiodarone, consider drug related pulmonary toxicity.

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So you make the leap toward pulmonary toxicity from amiodarone, what should be done about the atrial fibrillation prophylaxis for stroke?

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Good thought on atrial fibrillation and stroke prophylaxis - the subject of anticoagulation for prevention of stroke in patients in afib according to CHADS2 or other criteria is a diffent issue than use of amiodarone and has pretty definitively shown that the benefits exceed the risks. -Michael Weinstock

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