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Dronedarone (Multaq)

Also known as Multaq

Dronedarone (development codename SR33589 and marketed as Multaq) is a drug by Sanofi-Aventis, mainly for the indication of cardiac arrhythmias. It was approved by the FDA on July 2, 2009. It was recommended as an alternative to amiodarone for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in people whose hearts have either returned to normal rhythm or who undergo drug therapy or electric shock treatment i.e. direct current cardioversion ( DCCV ) to maintain normal rhythm. However, the FDA did not approve dronedarone for reducing deaths. A trial of the drug in heart failure was stopped as an interim analysis showed a possible increase in heart failure deaths, in patients with moderate to severe CHF.

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Estimated Total Cost: $208.99 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed dronedarone to treat atrial fibrillation, coronary atherosclerosis, blastomycosis, and rabies.

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