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Can 100 mls methadone reduction in 12 months cause skipped heartbeat , had 1 episode of afib after large amount of red bull but never returned?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Can't say

I'm not familiar with 100 mls of Methadone reduction per se, but a large amount of red bull could precipitate atrial fibrillation because it causes premature atrial extra systoles which, if they fall in a vulnerable period of the cardiac cycle, degenerate into atrial fib.
Have your electrolytes (esp potassium and magnesium) been checked?

In brief: Can't say

I'm not familiar with 100 mls of Methadone reduction per se, but a large amount of red bull could precipitate atrial fibrillation because it causes premature atrial extra systoles which, if they fall in a vulnerable period of the cardiac cycle, degenerate into atrial fib.
Have your electrolytes (esp potassium and magnesium) been checked?
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