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What are the drugs used to treat cardiac arrhythmia?
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Dr. Edward Hoffer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depends!
There are many - but the choice depends on the specific rhythm disorder being treated.
Many have side effects, and doctors are using these drugs less than they did in the past. The choice of which drug, if any, to use depends on how troublesome the arrhthmia is, and whether an ablation procedure is available that may eliminate the need for drugs.

In brief: It depends!
There are many - but the choice depends on the specific rhythm disorder being treated.
Many have side effects, and doctors are using these drugs less than they did in the past. The choice of which drug, if any, to use depends on how troublesome the arrhthmia is, and whether an ablation procedure is available that may eliminate the need for drugs.
Dr. Edward Hoffer
Dr. Edward Hoffer
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Lots
In alphabetical order: acebutolol, amiodarone, atenolol, bisoprolol, carvedilol, digoxin, diltiazem, disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, electricity (well, technically not a "drug"), esmolol, flecainide, ibutilide, labetolol, lidocaine, metoprolol, nadolol, procainamide, propafenone, propranolol, quinidine, sotalol, timolol, verapamil --- and i probably missed a few too!

In brief: Lots
In alphabetical order: acebutolol, amiodarone, atenolol, bisoprolol, carvedilol, digoxin, diltiazem, disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, electricity (well, technically not a "drug"), esmolol, flecainide, ibutilide, labetolol, lidocaine, metoprolol, nadolol, procainamide, propafenone, propranolol, quinidine, sotalol, timolol, verapamil --- and i probably missed a few too!
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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