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 +====== Bradyarrhythmias ======
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 +**The most common drugs ingested which prolong QRS and QT intervals and cause bradyarrhythmias are:**
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 +   * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.6.1.1_calcium_channel_blockers|Calcium channel blockers]] (particularly verapamil and diltiazem)
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​3.4.3.4.2_beta_blockers|Beta blockers]] (particularly propranolol * and sotalol *) #
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.6.1.2_cardiac_glycosides|Digoxin]] #
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.9.2.1_tricyclic_antidepressants|Tricyclic antidepressants]] # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.9.3_antipsychotics|Antipsychotic drugs]] (particularly thioridazine) # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.2_anticonvulsants|Anticonvulsants]] (particularly carbamazepine and phenytoin) # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.1.3_opioids|Dextropropoxyphene]] *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​antimalarial_drugs|Antimalarial drugs]] (chloroquine,​ quinine) # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​3.4.3.4_antiarrhythmics|Antiarrhythmic drugs]] # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.4.1_anticholinergics|Orphenadrine]] # *
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​2.1.11.9.4_mood_stabilizers|Lithium]] # *
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 +# These drugs may also cause tachyarrhythmias \\ * These drugs are often referred to as having ' [[:​wikitox:​quinidine_like_effects|quinidine-like'​ effects]], '​membrane-stabilising'​ properties or '​nonspecific toxicity'​.
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 +**Features that help to differentiate between these drugs are:**
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 +  * [[:​wikitox:​type_of_arrhythmia|TYPE OF ARRHYTHMIA]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​level_of_consciousness_prior_to_arrhythmia|LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS PRIOR TO ARRHYTHMIA]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​seizures|SEIZURES]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​heart_rate_prior_to_arrhythmia|HEART RATE PRIOR TO ARRHYTHMIA]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​type_of_arrhythmia|ECG CHANGES]] PRIOR TO ARRHYTHMIA
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​pupil_size_and_reaction|PUPIL SIZE & REACTION]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​response_to_antagonists|RESPONSE TO ANTAGONISTS]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​electrolytes_and_blood_glucose|ELECTROLYTES/​BLOOD GLUCOSE]]
 +  * [[:​wikitox:​drug_concentrations|DRUG CONCENTRATIONS]]
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 +It is important to try to make the correct diagnosis, as there are often specific treatments available.
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