Nexterone (amiodarone) injection is an antiarrhythmic medication that affects the rhythm of heartbeats. Nexterone is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with life-threatening heart rhythm disorders of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow out of the heart). Nexterone is used to treat or prevent ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Nexterone may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Nexterone is an antiarrhythmic drug that interferes with the rhythm of the heartbeats. Nexterone assists in keeping the heart beat normally in patients suffering from the life-threatening heart rhythm diseases of the ventricles. Nexterone is generically available as amiodarone and belongs to the category of the antiarrhythmic drugs the Group III antiarrhythmics.