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My Canadian Pharmacy: Heart Contraction Violation

Impulses for heartbeat are created by sinoatrial node when there are any pathological centers, the frequency of heart contraction gets off. Arrhythmia can proceed without special harm to an organism, giving only some inconvenience, but sometimes this disease happens dangerous. Such kind of arrhythmia as premature ventricular contraction, meets at 60-70% of people. It can be shown differently: in the form of tachycardia, vibration in

My Canadian Pharmacy: Stenocardia

Stenocardia is shown by acute, severe retrosternal pain and feeling of discomfort in breast which is explained by violation of normal blood supply of certain heart departments. Now stenocardia is the leading symptom of coronary heart disease (CHD) connected with narrowing or blockage of vessels. Subjective feelings of patients with stenocardia are very various, but it is possible to allocate also some general symptoms, in

Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy: Lidocaine

Lidocaine is a widely used antiarrhythmic drug which is effective for immediate suppression of serious ventricular arrhythmias occurring in a variety of clinical settings. It is only available for intravenous use, since a short half-life precludes oral use. The dosage is 100 to 200 mg by bolus, followed by a continuous intravenous infusion of 2 to 4 mg/min. The serum half-life of a single bolus

Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy: Calcium Antagonists and Beta-Adrenergic Blockers

There are three calcium-channel blocking drugs available, but only verapamil possesses significant clinical antiarrhythmic effects. Since the drug affects calcium ion fluxes in the sinus and atrioventricular nodes, the major use for verapamil is for therapy of arrhythmia which involve the atrioventricular node, specifically junctional tachycardia and atrial flutter and fibrillation. Verapamil is available for both intravenous and oral use. The intravenous dosage is 5