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Treatment of all types of arrythmias; WPW syndrome

SE: Drug-induced lupus

Procainamide

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SE: cinchonism (headache, tinnitus, vertigo)

Quinidine

3

Post-MI arrhythmias; digitalis arrhythmias

SE: seizures

Lidocaine

4

Contraindicated post-MI, refractory arrhythmias

Propafenone; encainamide; moricizine; flecainide

5

Perioperative and thyrotoxic arrhythmias, SVT

Esmolol (IV)

6

SE: dose dependent torsades de pointes

Sotalol

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Most efficacious anti arrhythmic

SE: skin deposits; pulmonary fibrosis; hyper/hypothyroidism

Amiodarone

8

Outpatient management of SVT

SE: Gingival hyperplasia

Verapamil

9

What are the effects of Class I anti arrhythmic on action potential duration?

Class IA: prolonged AP
Class IB: shortens AP
Class IC: no effect

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Anti-arrhythmic Class IA

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Quninidine, procainamide, disopyramide

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Anti-arrhythmic Class IB

Best post MI

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Mexiletine; tocainide; lidocaine

12

Anti-arrhythmic Class IC

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Propafenone; flecainide; encainide

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Amiodarone Toxicity

Pulmonary fibrosis; paresthesias; tremors; thyroid dysfunction; corneal deposits; skin deposits

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Why are dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers not useful as anti-arrhythmic?

Evoke compensatory sympathetic discharge which facilitates arrhythmias rather than terminating them