Tachycardia or tachyarrhythmia is used to describe the presence of cardiac rhythm abnormality in states when cardiac rate is increased to >100 bpm.

Divided into supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia.

Signs and symptoms related to rapid heart rate are altered sensorium, angina, shortness of breath, myocardial infarction, hypotension and other signs of shock (eg cold clammy skin, low urine output), heart failure or pulmonary congestion.

Drug Information

Indication: DVT & pulmonary embolism (PE). Prevention of stroke & systemic embolism in adult patients w/ non-valvu...

Indication: HTN.

Indication: Symptomatic supraventricular tachyarrhythmias requiring treatment eg, AV junctional or supraventricular tachyc...

Dosage: HTN 50-100 mg daily as single dose. Arrhythmia Oral maintenance: 50-100 mg daily as single dose. Angina 50 mg

Indication: HTN; angina pectoris; MI. Disturbances of cardiac rhythm including supraventricular tachycardia. Functional he...

Indication: Essential HTN, angina pectoris. Symptomatic, stable, chronic heart failure.

Indication: Adult patients suffering from MI (few days until <35 days), ischaemic stroke (7 days until <6 mth) or es...

Indication: Prevention of atherothrombotic events in MI (from a few days until <35 days), ischaemic stroke (7 days unti...

Indication: Prevention of artherothrombotic events eg, recent MI, stroke, established peripheral arterial disease; acute c...

Indication: Acute hypomagnesaemia. Prevention of hypomagnesaemia in patients receiving TPN. Prevention & treatment of ...

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