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Antiarrhythmic drugs

Richard N. Fogoros

Antiarrhythmic drugs

a practical guide

by Richard N. Fogoros

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Published by Blackwell Science in Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myocardial depressants.,
  • Arrhythmia -- Chemotherapy.,
  • Anti-Arrhythmia Agents.,
  • Arrhythmia -- drug therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard N. Fogoros.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM347 .F64 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 168 p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1006146M
    ISBN 100865421242
    LC Control Number96045956

    The relative simplicity of antiarrhythmic drug therapy must be balanced against two disadvantages. One is that the drugs must be taken daily and indefinitely. The other is the risk of side effects. While side effects are a risk of all medication, those associated with antiarrhythmic drugs can be very hard to manage. The book reviews everything you need to understand and prescribe today's antiarrhythmic drugs: Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and how antiarrhythmic drugs .

    Antiarrhythmic drug, administered IV, typically used to suppress ventricular arrhythmias associated with acute myocardial infarction: amiodarone (Cordarone) metoprolol (Lopressor). "In Summary, the book is a good, comprehensive reference for knowledge on arrhythmia and its treatment, and is considered as worthwhile addition to the literature on cardiac arrhythmia and antiarrhythmic drugs." (ChemMedChem, July ).

      Quinaglute, Quinidex. Class II Antiarrhythmics. Class III Antiarrhythmics. Class IV Antiarrhythmics. Calan, Covera-HS. Other Antiarrhythmics. Disease Spotlight: Arrhythmias. Arrhythmias (also called dysrhythmias) involve changes in the automaticity and conductivity of the heart cells. To better understand this condition, there are two concepts. Antiarrhythmic medications are used to treat arrhythmias. An arrhythmia is an abnormal heartbeat that causes your heart to beat too quickly or too slowly. Types of fast arrhythmias include atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia and premature.


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Antiarrhythmic drugs by Richard N. Fogoros Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book reviews everything you need to understand and prescribe today’s antiarrhythmic drugs: mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and how antiarrhythmic drugs alter those arrhythmias, including common adverse effects/5(2).

Chapter 5 Class III antiarrhythmic drugs, 86 Chapter 6 Class IV drugs: calcium-blocking agents, Chapter 7 Unclassified antiarrhythmic agents, Chapter 8 Investigational antiarrhythmic drugs, Chapter 9 Common adverse events with antiarrhythmic drugs, Part 3 Antiarrhythmic drugs in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias Chapter 10 File Size: 1MB.

9 rows    Antiarrhythmic drugs are used to prevent recurrent arrhythmias and. Advances in Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics (The Clinics: Internal Medicine) by Kowey MD, Peter R.

and Naccarelli MD, Gerald V. | Hardcover. 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 be used to prevent more serious and possibly lethal arrhythmias from occurring. Antiarrhythmic drugs are used to: alter the excitability of cardiac cells by changing the duration of the.

of antiarrhythmic drugs that remains central to their clinical use. METHODS: We survey implications of subsequent discoveries concerning sarcolemmal, sarcoplasmic reticular, and cytosolic biomolecules, developing an expanded but pragmatic classification that encompasses Antiarrhythmic drugs book and potential antiarrhythmic drugs on this centenary of his birth.

Antiarrhythmic Drugs builds on the current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms and insights gained from previous studies of therapeutic interventions. It is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to.

Antiarrhythmic agents are a diverse group of medicines that are used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (abnormal heart rates or rhythms). Cardiac arrhythmias occur when there is a disturbance in the electrical conductivity of the heart. Causes are numerous and may include coronary artery disease, heart attacks, electrolyte disturbances.

Antiarrhythmic drugs are reviewed including class 1A, class 1B, class 1C, class II, class III and class IV. Links to full reviews of each drug are provided. Antiarrhythmic agents, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia medications, are a group of pharmaceuticals that are used to suppress abnormal rhythms of the heart (cardiac arrhythmias), such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation.

Many attempts have been made to classify antiarrhythmic agents. The problem arises from the fact. Novel Therapeutic Targets for Antiarrhythmic Drugs is a book edited by George Billman and published by John Wiley and Sons in Content.

According to the publisher, the book describes the current state of cardiac arrhythmia treatment, and attempts to identify future directions research may take. Its 21 chapters cover a variety of topics related to cardiac. Know the principles of cardiac electrophysiology especially the ion channels, exchangers, and pumps that are targets of antiarrhythmic drugs.

Understand the mechanisms that cause cardiac arrhythmias. Know the common and important tachyarrhythmias and their mechanisms. Understand the mechanisms and classification of antiarrhythmic drugs. Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Definition Antiarrhythmic drugs are medicines that correct irregular heartbeats and slow down hearts that beat too fast.

Purpose Normally, the heart beats at a steady, even pace. The pace is controlled by electrical signals that begin in one part of the heart and quickly spread through the whole heart.

If something goes. Antiarrhythmic drugs include a wide range of structural and functional classes. Although not perfect, a highly useful framework for their classification is that proposed by Singh and Vaughan Williams, usually referred to as the Singh-Vaughan Williams (SVW) SVW classification categorizes antiarrhythmic drugs into four classes (Table ).

Thank you for writing this excellent book and for adding many years to my life. acebutololesmolol have been aprroved for antiarrhythmic use ; Class III drugs block outward K+ channels during phase III of action potential These drugs prolong the duration of action potential without without affecting phase 0 of action potential or resting.

The book reviews everything you need to understand and prescribe today’s antiarrhythmic drugs: mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and how antiarrhythmic drugs alter those arrhythmias, including common adverse effects.

R.S. Vardanyan, V.J. Hruby, in Synthesis of Essential Drugs, Antiarrhythmic drugs can therefore be subdivided into four main groups.

The first group is made up of drugs that block Na + channels of the myocardium (quinidine, procainamide, disopyramide, lidocaine, tocainide, phenytoin, mexiletine, flecainide, encainide).

Drugs that block action of endogenous. Anti-arrhythmic drugs can be classified clinically into: Those that act on supraventricular arrhythmias - eg, adenosine, verapamil, cardiac glycosides and beta-blockers.

Those that act on both supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias - eg, amiodarone, beta-blockers, disopyramide, flecainide, and : Dr Gurvinder Rull.

It is a highly practical guide for the use of pharmaceuticals in the management of the discipline, and has been written in a simple quick-access rhythmic Drugs builds on the current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms and insights gained from previous studies of therapeutic interventions.

The development of a new antiarrhythmic drug involves many people with disparate skills. The organic chemist who makes it is guided not only by the structure-action relations of previous compounds, but by anticipation of a requirement for a particular type.

If you prescribe for patients with arrhythmias, you will want to keep this valuable paperback close at hand. The Second Edition of this valuable reference responds to changes in the available medications as well as in the way they are currently used. The book reviews everything you need to understand and prescribe today’s antiarrhythmic drugs: mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias .from book Cardiovascular has been useful not only for improving therapy with available antiarrhythmic drugs, but also for pointing to new mechanisms in arrhythmias and new therapies.

- Antiarrhythmic Drugs MADE EASY [ Class 1 ] - In this part we'll cover class 1 antiarrhythmic drugs, which is further subdivided into 3 subclasses according to their effect on the duration.