Navigation Links
Ordinary drugs can interfere with death from cardiac problems,,

Researchers from Netherlands have found out that certain ordinary drugs like//anti-psychotic and gastro-intestinal drugs can cause deaths from cardiac arrest.

The new study, which was published in the European Heart Journal, said that the non-cardiac drugs interfere with the electrical activity controlling heartbeats that can increase the risk of sudden cardiac death.

These drugs are those that can prolong the duration of electrical activity that controls the cells of the heart muscle. They affect the QTc interval in the heart and this is often expressed in electrocardiogram readings. The results of such activities are often seen in causing arrhythmias of the heart. Such kinds of drugs are cisapride and domperidone (GI drugs), chlorpromazine, haloperidol and pimozide (anti-psychotics) and erythromycin and clarithomycin (antibiotics).

The highest level of risk of sudden cardiac death is from administration of higher daily doses of GI or anti-psychotic medications. Women and elderly people seems to be more at risk than men and younger patients.

However the researchers are of the opinion that patients should not discontinue the uses of such drugs immediately, without consulting their physicians, as these drugs are vital treatments for certain clinical conditions.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Ordinary Heparin as Effective as Expensive Blood Thinner
2. Cancer drugs in development nearly doubled since 1995
3. Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers
4. African HIV strains more resistant to anti HIV drugs
5. Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk
6. Relating heart protection and antihypertensive drugs
7. Enzyme may be target for obesity drugs
8. New HIV cases resist drugs
9. Relief to pregnant women using fertility drugs
10. AIDS drugs linked to heart attack risk
11. FDA debates status of decongestant drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/25/2017)... KY (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... announce they have signed an agreement to be the preferred physical therapy provider ... injuries and returning them to Derby City CrossFit as quickly and effectively as ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... compare student test score performance for the 2015-16 school year across Wisconsin’s public ... programs. Though it highlights important patterns in student test score performance, the report’s ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... As pharmaceutical companies are held to ... process innovation in drug formulation and manufacturing. CoreRx offers its clients more ... in support of their development and manufacturing goals. , The company was ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Saad B. Chaudhary, MD is committed to providing the ... or chronic problems, I focus on preventative care with all my patients to alleviate possible ... questions, always feel free to contact my office and my trained staff will assist you ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Vetoquinol USA® , a ... UCII, part of the EQUISTRO line, at this week’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event ... the immunologic level. , The scientifically-developed Flexadin UCII supports the body’s normal repair ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 NeuroVive ... ("NeuroVive") today announced positive preclinical results demonstrating ... compound for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), in an ... NV556 has previously shown similar ... model. Today, NeuroVive,s scientists present novel data ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: ... results for the first quarter 2017 after the close ... management team will host a corresponding conference call beginning ... Investors interested in listening to the conference call ... callers or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using conference ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. ... clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for cancer ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... a public offering price of $2.00 per share, ... offering expenses payable by Sorrento.  The net proceeds ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: