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Can Intravenous Zofran for nausea/vomiting cause Cardiac arrest or ventricular arrhythmia? Is it safe for heart patients with ven. Arrhythmia?

Zofran + arrhythmia. There are reports of arrhythmias associated with (which does not mean caused by) intravenous Zofran. Some reports have suggested the risk is higher for patients with abnormal hearts, and that is generally true for most other possibly proarrhythmic drugs. . Read more...

How high would your heart rate have to be to cause cardiac arrhythmia or cardiac arrest?

Arrythmia heart arre. You have actually two questions.Heart rhythem problems are of two kind one is when heart is beating faster then it should and second is when heart is beating slower then normal rate.They are due to disruption of normal heart rhythm.Heart rate above 120 and below 60 are the one we are cocerned and we check on ekg.Cardiac arrest is when heart stop beating and lot of time it is fatal and is emmergenc. Read more...
Not so simple. Arrythmia is not defined by the heart rate. The arrhythmia refers to a disturbance in the way the electrical impulse is generated and transmitted inside the heart. Extremes of slow and rapid heart rate are equivalent to a cardiac arrest since in these instances the heart is not pumping enough blood to maintain an effective blood pressure. Read more...
Depends... There are heart rhythmn disorders that do not begin with an elevated heart rate. Not all cardiac arrhythmias are due to an elevated heart rate. There are rhythmn disorders that have a normal heart rate or even a slow heart rate. A normal or slow heart rate does not rule put an arrhythmia. Read more...

What is the best and safest migraine medicine for patients with arrhythmia/heart disease?

Migraine. You shoul discus so with your dr. There are a number of choices beta blockers would be the first to try. Read more...
? and Beta-blockers. Treatment for migraines can be divided into abortive and preventative categories. Abortive migraine treatment is given at the onset of symptoms. Preventative treatment is given on a regular basis to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. In patients with frequent migraines, beta blockers are the safest medications used to prevent migraines in patients with arrhythmia and/or heart disease. Read more...

Safest schizophrenia medication for patients with heart disease and arrhythmia?

Not answerable. This is the type of question that cannot really be answered in this forum. It would obviously take a psychiatrist talking to your cardiologist about what the proper combination should be. There are many arrhythmias and many antipsychotic medications. The details would need to be known. Read more...
Aripiprazole. And other atypical antipsychotics can be considered amongst the safest for a case like this. Haloperidol (and other typical agents) is used sometimes, with caution. Ask your dr for a recommendation in this particular case. Good luck. Read more...

What is the riskiest part about an EP study for arrhythmia? Does the risk increase for heart patients with other chronic conditions?

Provocative test & q. The EP test is a provocative test. The EP physicians try to induce & "capture" an arrhythmia to see where it starts. Depending on location & type, ablating ("zapping") the irritable part is possible & curative. But it is a provocative test, & so done in a controlled environment to stop any arrhythmia provoked. Do exactly what the EP doc says, when he says it & u shd be fine. Don't overthink it. Read more...

Generally, are there any chemotherapy drugs out on the market that are proven safe for heart patients with existing arrhythmia?

Yes, many! There are very few chemotherapy drugs that can not be used due to a heart condition. So your oncologist can easily find and use an alternative chemo drug. But you need to tell us your diagnosis, both of the Cancer type and the name of your heart condition.Then we can guide you even better. Read more...