Moreover it has direct dilation effect on the coronary artery and the surrounding blood vessels, which is beneficial to improve the postoperative haemodynamics of patients.17,18 Compared with other antiarrhythmic drugs
, amiodarone has higher conversion rate and better sinus rhythm maintenance.19 In this study, the conversion rate of atrial fibrillation and maintenance rate of sinus rhythm of the observation group were 76.2% and 47.6% respectively, which were significantly higher than those of the control group, and the results were similar to the previous research results.20,21 In addition, rate of administration ways of amiodarone can produce different effects.
Brinavess (vernakalant HCl, IV) is an antiarrhythmic drug
that acts preferentially in the atria by prolonging atrial refractoriness and slowing impulse conduction in a rate-dependent fashion.
Buch, who worked on the trial agrees, pointing out that both antiarrhythmic drugs
and catheter ablation are reasonable options for older adults with A-fib, and the decision about whether to choose one of these treatments must be individualized for each patient.
Kowey has been a consultant to several companies that market antiarrhythmic drugs
or market arrhythmia devices and has an equity interest in BioTelemetry.
No cardiac injury was determined, and the rhythm reverted to normal sinus rhythm spontaneously on the 3rd hour after the accident without the use of any antiarrhythmic drug
(9) Women and patients treated with antiarrhythmic drugs
were also at higher risk of AF after ablation.
Metabolic conditions (hypokalemia, hyperkalaemia, hyponatraemia, and hypercalcaemia), medicines with a sodium channel-blocking effect such as class 1 antiarrhythmic drugs
, anaesthetics (especially propofol), tricyclic antidepressants, severe fever, or cocaine can cause Brugada phenocopy (1,3-7).
Long-term treatment options for patients with WCT include implantable cardiac pacemakers or defibrillators, antiarrhythmic drugs
and catheter ablation [1, 2].
Quinidine, a Class la antiarrhythmic drug
with Ito and IKr blocker effects, has been shown to prevent induction of VF and suppress spontaneous ventricular arrhythmias in a clinical setting.
The patient was initiated on amiodarone and [beta]-blocker therapy but ultimately refused long-term antiarrhythmic drug
Flecainide acetate is an antiarrhythmic drug
indicated for use in patients without structural heart disease for the prevention of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, including atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia and other supraventricular tachycardias of unspecified mechanism associated with disabling symptoms as well as paroxysmal atrial fibrillation/flutter associated with disabling symptoms.
Amiodarone was temporarily stopped and it was substituted by Sotalol at a dose of 80mg BD (class II antiarrhythmic drug
with also class III actions) on consultation with Cardiologist.
options include amiodarone, dofetilide, dronedarone, flecainide, propafenone and sotalol.
therapy for HF is the preferred option, but the curative effect of pure Western medicine on HF is unsatisfactory.
Amiodarone is a class III antiarrhythmic drug
widely used for the treatment of supraventricular and ventricular tachyarrhythmias and in the management of severe congestive heart failure.