Bitter Pill by the Chicago Tribune
This article chronicles how one family copes with the side effects of Amiodarone and how
the drug company, Wyeth, reacted.
Please click on the PDF link here: Bitter Pill
This is one of the marketing tools Wyeth used to convince doctors that Amiodarone should be used as a drug of first choice. That position is in direct conflict with the FDA which states that Amiodarone is a drug of last resort. The FDA states further that the drug is approved only for ventricular fibrillation and NOT for atrial fibrillation. The booklet is available here in PDF format: Wyeth’s Amiodarone Booklet 28p
Pfizer Medication Guide to Cordarone
To view the guide click here.