TACHYRA 200 MG TABLET

Generic : Amiodarone (200mg)

Treatment : Anti-Arrythmia

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA

Unit Price

$1.40

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Tachyra 200 Tablet is used to treat various types of serious irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) such as fibrillation and tachycardia. It is an anti-arrhythmic type of medicine and rapidly restores your heart to a steady and regular rhythm.

Tachyra 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day, to avoid a missed dose. Continuous monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate may be needed while taking this medicine. It is important that you keep taking it until your doctor decides it is safe to stop it. If you stop taking this medicine, you may get dangerous uneven heartbeats, which can be life-threatening.

Before getting this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have low blood pressure, drink a lot of alcohol or have liver, heart, or thyroid problems. You should also inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking as many can seriously affect or be affected by this medicine. Some medicines like certain antibiotics and medicines for depression and mental illness should be avoided with this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor will carry out regular tests to check your liver and thyroid gland. You may also be advised other blood tests, x-rays, and eye tests both before and during treatment.

 

BENEFITS OF TACHYRA TABLET

In Treatment of Arrhythmia

Tachyra 200 Tablet works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps control the uneven beating of your heart and helps it to beat normally. This medicine thus prevents serious health problems that can sometimes be fatal and reduces your risk of death.

 

HOW TO USE TACHYRA TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tachyra 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW TACHYRA TABLET WORKS

Tachyra 200 Tablet is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Tachyra 200 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tachyra 200 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

UNSAFE
Tachyra 200 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Tachyra 200 Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tachyra 200 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tachyra 200 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
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Liver

CAUTION
Tachyra 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tachyra 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
$med-name$ may cause hepatic injury. Dose adjustment may be required.

 

Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Tachyra Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • Diltiazem : (LIFE-THREATENING)
  • Atorvastatin : (LIFE-THREATENING)
  • Lithium carbonate : (LIFE-THREATENING)
  • Rosuvastatin : (LIFE-THREATENING)
  • Phenytoin : (SERIOUS)
  • Propranolol : (BENEFICIAL)

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TACHYRA TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Tachyra 200 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tachyra

  • Lung damage
  • Tachycardia
  • Congestive cardiac failure
  • Increased liver enzymes

FAQ's

Q. Does Tachyra 200 Tablet affect blood pressure?

Heart rate may decrease markedly in elderly patients. Patients receiving hepatitis C medicines with amiodarone may suffer from symptoms of bradycardia and heart block. In such cases, the seek urgent medical advice.

Q. What does Tachyra 200 Tablet do to the heart?

Tachyra 200 Tablet blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). This way, it helps to restore normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat.

Q. What are the warning signals of liver toxicity caused by Tachyra 200 Tablet?

The warning signals of liver toxicity include yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), tiredness, nausea, vomiting, dark-colored urine, pale-colored stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain or high temperature. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience these symptoms.

Q. Is Tachyra 200 Tablet safe?

Tachyra 200 Tablet is generally safe to use. However, you should take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Your doctor will tell you ways to cope up with them.

Q. What kind of vision problems occur with Tachyra 200 Tablet?

You may experience blurred vision or see a circle around dazzling light (halos). It may also make your eyes dry or sensitive to light. It can even cause permanent blindness. Therefore, consult your doctor in case you experience any such problems while on Tachyra 200 Tablet.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 10

Pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.