ANTIDYSRHYTHMIC DRUGS PDF

Antidysrhythmic agents, which are also known as antiarrhythmic agents, are a broad category of medications that help ameliorate the spectrum of cardiac. The ultimate goal of antiarrhythmic drug therapy is to restore normal rhythm and conduction. When it is not possible to revert to normal sinus rhythm, drugs may. Antidysrhythmic Drugs: Amiodarone, Digoxin, Disopyramide, Flecainide, Lidocaine, Procainamide, Quinidine answers are found in the Davis’s Lab & Diagnostic.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Toxicity Another adverse effect is drug toxicity. The most common classification system for antidysrhythmic agents is the Harrison modification of Vaughan Williams Table Antidysrhythmic agents, which are also known as antiarrhythmic agents, are a broad category of medications that help ameliorate the spectrum of cardiac arrhythmias to maintain normal rhythm and conduction in the heart.

Class II drugs are beta-adrenergic blockers also anitdysrhythmic beta-blockers.

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This system classifies each agent based upon its antidysrythmic electrophysiologic and pharmacological properties. Arrhythmias generally arise as a result of abnormal impulse generation or abnormal conduction, or a combination of the two.

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Antidysrhythmic drugs are used to treat dysrthythmias, which is any deviation from the normal rhythm of the heart. Include known drug allergies, as well as second or third-degree AV block, a bundle branch block, cardiogenic shock, sick sinus syndrome, and other major ECG changes. Many attempts have been made to classify antiarrhythmic agents. The re-entrant rhythm is less likely to interact with tissue that has become refractory.

Those proposed in were: Class III agents include: It presents the drugs on two antidysrhhthmic, instead of one, and is presented in tabular form. Common adverse effects include hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, headache and blurred vision.

Amiodarone Bretylium Quinidine Verapamil. Because it is very important to reverse ventricular tachycardia, drugs are often used to slow AV nodal conduction.

Search Advanced search allows to you precisely focus your query. Classes of drugs used in the treatment of arrhythmias are given below. A recent druge has now emerged with a fully modernised drug classification. Decrease myocardial infarction mortality Prevent recurrence of tachyarrhythmias Propranolol has sodium channel-blocking effects.

Class II agents are conventional beta blockers. Beta blocking Propranolol also shows some class I action. Pop-up div Successfully Displayed This div only appears when the trigger link is hovered over.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. British Journal of Pharmacology. Lidocaine Phenytoin Mexiletine Tocainide. Retrieved from ” https: Abnormal impulse generation falls into one of two categories: Email required Address never made public. Notify me of new comments via email. They decrease conduction through the AV nodeand shorten phase two the plateau of the cardiac action potential.

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Class IA drugs quinidine, procainamide, and disopyramide prolong the repolarization and the refractoriness of isolated myocardial tissue as well as block the inward sodium current.

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Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from January All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Wikipedia articles with NDL identifiers. In the case of AV block, drugs that block vagal influences e.

They thus reduce the contractility of the heart, so may be inappropriate in heart failure. Adverse Effects Common adverse effects include hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, headache and blurred vision. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Drugz Sports Medicine Collection. Pharmacological and clinical use”.

They decrease conduction through the AV node.