Heart Disease Community
Arrhythmia Medications
About This Community:

Join others with Heart Disease and get guidance and support. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Arrhythmia Medications

I do not have arrhythmia myself.... but I am really interested in the topic. In fact i am doing a research project on it , and I need some help regarding the medications that people with arrhythmia take.My question is : What would happen if you combine two arrhythmia medications such as Tambocor and Betapace? Do doctors ever tell you to take both of these at the same time?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar f tn
The concurrent use of class IA or class III antiarrhythmic agents with other medications that can prolong the QT interval should preferably be avoided unless benefits are anticipated to outweigh the risks (i.e. you won't find many doctors that will prescribe 2 antiarrhythmic agents together). Caution and clinical monitoring are recommended if these agents are prescribed together, especially to patients with underlying risk factors. Generally it is commmon to see a anti-hypertensive, a antiarrhythmic, and possibly a cardiogenic agent such as digoxin, and a diuretic, prescribed together when heart disease exists. This is not unusual. Good luck with your research!

Sara RN
Blank
Avatar f tn
Thank you very much for replying... The imformation really helps , and I appreciate it

Blank
Avatar f tn
You're welcome :)

Sara RN
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
370181 tn?1428180348
Blank
RubyWitch Life is short......ride you... Comment
13 hrs ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
408795 tn?1324939275
Blank
fretboard uploaded new photos
May 04
Heart Disease Community Resources
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222