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Cardiac arrest medication

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
Thoracic Surgery 52 years experience
Over-the-Counter Medications: Over-the-Counter Medications, depend on what you want to by. The list is infinite. Vitamins, analgesics, cough meds, weight loss. In the event you hav... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends...: The medications given during resuscitation of a cardiac arrest patient depends on the heart's rhythm on the heart monitor. It also depends on the age ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Absolutely: Many drugs , if taken in excess, that regulate heart rate can cause a cardiac arrest. In particular drugs like digoxin is a major contributor to emerg... Read More
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Yes: Many drugs that regulate heart rate can cause cardiac arrest if taken in excess. These may include digitalis, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers,... Read More
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Absolutely: Not even including recreation drugs, an overdose of any of which may cause cardiac arrest, prescription drugs such as many heart or blood pressure med... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Years of alcohol: abuse can lead to an alcoholic cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy can lead to ventricular arrhythmia. Ventricular arrhythmia can lead to sudden death. In ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. Many of the aed's have pediatric patches to place on the child. Check your AED and its instruction manual for correct placement and sett... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Maghsoudi
Cardiology 22 years experience
Needs full work up: It could be many things including electrolyte abnormality, effects of anesthesia or cardiac problems.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Bad situation: Depends why one is on the ventilator and what caused the arrest. 1st thing is start CPR and follow acls(advanced cardiac life support). One the patie... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Cardiac arrest: By definition, cardiac arrest is the cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Many things: Cardiac arrest can be caused by many problems with the heart. The most common is a heart attach which can cause fatally abnormal rhythms when the hear... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
By itself - NO: Cardiac arrest leed to stoping in blood flow and this result in unconsciousness. There can be pain just before depending on the cause of cardiac arres... Read More

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