Last year i went threw a bit of a bad space,I overdosed on Disopyramide (26x 200mg tablets) i approx one hour afterwards loss consciousness and went into cardiac arrest and Ventricular fib.
because my heart has been in those rhythms before..does that mean that they could go into the rhythms again on there own? or could the cardiac arrest have "hurt or damaged" my heart and any chance i may have that again ?
Thank you for your help
Disopyramide is a very useful medication when taken in the correct situation at the appropriate dose; however, it can make your heart more prone to an arrhythmias. I suspect that this is what may have happened in your case. Many drugs can have similar effects and you may be sensitive to the effect of these drugs as well. I would discuss your question with your primary care doctor who can look at your ECG and help to insure that this problem does not arise again.
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