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Cardiac drugs: effects and cardiotoxicity

Edited by Saul G. Myerson, Robin P. Choudhury and Andrew R. J. Mitchell

in Emergencies in Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199554386
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597628 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199554386.003.18

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cardiac drugs: effects and cardiotoxicity

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General approach to cardiotoxicity

Cardiac drugs

β-blockers - β-blocker toxicity - Calcium-channel blockers - Calcium-channel blocker toxicity - Diuretics - Renin–angiotensin system inhibitors - Other vasodilators - Antiarrhythmic drugs - Flecainide - Amiodarone - Digoxin - Digoxin toxicity - Statins - Other lipid-modifying drugs - Antiplatelet agents - Newer cardiac therapies - Cardiotoxic drugs in overdose - Recreational drugs with cardiac effects in overdose - Drug-induced QT prolongation - Drugs used in cancer

Chapter.  5812 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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