Amiodarone Toxicity: A Case Report
Amiodarone is one of the commonly used drug in arrhythmias. It is first line of treatment for ventricular tachycardia particularly in treatment of supraventicular tachycardia like atrial fibrillation. Amiodarone has a wide range of adverse effects ranging from endocrine to cardiac system. A case of raised thyroid stimulating Hormone (TSH) with amiodarone was reported in our Adverse drug monitoring centre (AMC), in which several other adverse events such as raised raised billirubin and hyponatremia were present. Patient was treated with thyroxine while amiodarone along with atorvastatin and metoprolol were withdrawn. We present a case who developed subclinical hypothyroidism, electrolyte imbalance and liver dysfunction with amiodarone therapy.