Frequent neurologic toxicity associated with amiodarone therapy.

Fifty-four consecutive patients were treated with amiodarone for symptomatic ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation refractory to treatment with conventional antiarrhythmic drugs. A reversible neurologic syndrome of tremor, ataxia, and occasionally peripheral neuropathy without nystagmus, dizziness, encephalopathy, or long-tract signs developed… CONTINUE READING