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antiarrhythmic medication

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
I, II, III and IV: Class i is divided into ia, ib, and ic. These are sodium channel blockers. An example from this class would be propafenone. Class ii agents are be ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Anti arrhythmic meds: Our question is too broad to answer. Please refer to the following site to get all information: http://www.Cvpharmacology.Com/antiarrhy/vaughan-willia ... Read More
Dr. John Norris
35 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Vaughan-Williams: What you are referring to, i believe, is what is called the vaughan-williams classification (circa 1970) of anti arrhythmic drugs. Class i drugs block ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
None to "ALL": but MOST anti arrhythmic medicines do slow the heart rate.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: It depends. It won't prolong life or prevent strokes, but it may improve the quality of life if atrial fibrillation is significantly bothersome. Cat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Sodium Channels: Sodium channels are responsible for the action potential, the depolarization of the heart. These drugs decrease the excitability of the heart because ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Antiarrythmic drug: What is your question ? Is it may amiodarone could be converted to other antiarrythmic? If clinical condition warrants a change, yes it could be chan ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
May need nothing: Unless causing symptoms or a cardiologist finds some.underlying abnormality what you describe does not need treatment. Caffeine, lack of sleep, str ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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YES: AS long as you do not have any kidney problems but let your doctor know.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Fischer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Class 1A: Procainamide is a Class 1A Antiarrythmic. It is used in patients with certain arrhythmia problems and is part of the ACLS/PALS protocols.
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes -- don't use it : It has been associated with cardiac arrhythmias, for which you're being treated. It may also result in kidney damage. Stay away from all such "snake ... Read More

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