tachycardia
TACHYCARDIA

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: 75-mg & 110-mg cap: Primary prevention of venous thromboembolic events in adult patients who have undergon...

Indication: HTN.

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

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

Dosage: HTN, angina pectoris & cardiac arrhythmias 100-200 mg as a single or divided dose. Increased as necessary.

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...

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