TITLE

CONVERSION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH ANTAZOLINE HYDROCHLORIDE (ARITHMIN)

AUTHOR(S)
Gehring, David Austin; Kehler, James Grant
PUB. DATE
January 1970
SOURCE
Angiology;Jan1970, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have successfully treated 20 patients with atrial fibrillation using antazoline hydrochloride (Arithmin) and have converted them to a normal sinus rhythm. The dosage used has varied from 100 mg three times daily to 200 mg four times daily orally. In no case did we use the injectable form. We have observed minimal side effects, although two patients had a parkinsonian reaction which was completely reversible after the drug was discontinued. The drug also has been effective in atrial flutter, premature ventricular contractions and atrial tachycardia.
ACCESSION #
16507701

 

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