Amiodarone pigmentation, eye and thyroid alterations

Bahadir S., Apaydin R., Cobanoilu U., Kapicioilu Z., Ozoran Y., Gokce M., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, vol.14, no.3, pp.194-195, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Amiodarone is an effective cardiac antiarytmic drug. Long-term, high dose use of the drug is associated with skin discolouration, corneal deposition and alterations in thyroid hormone levels. We present the case of a 61-year-old woman suffering from the combination of these three side-effects.