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Premature Cardiac Complexes (Extrasystoles) Summary

Description: A group of cardiac arrhythmias in which the cardiac contractions are not initiated at the SINOATRIAL NODE. They include both atrial and ventricular premature beats, and are also known as extra or ectopic heartbeats. Their frequency is increased in heart diseases.

Also Known As: Extrasystoles; Extrasystole; Premature Beats; Cardiac Complexes, Premature; Cardiac Complex, Premature Show All >>

Networked: 814 relevant articles (43 outcomes, 48 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Premature Cardiac Complexes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propafenone (Rythmol) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : FDA 8 Generic
  2. Anti-Arrhythmia Agents : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results : IBA
  3. Amiodarone (Amiodarona) : 3 outcomes in 20 results : FDA 4 Generic
  4. Caffeine (No Doz) : 3 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 88 Generic
  5. Flecainide (Tambocor) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Mexiletine (Mexitil) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 20 results : FDA 5 Generic
  7. Quinidine (Chinidin) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : FDA 49 Generic
  8. Isoproterenol (Isoprenaline) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 22 Generic
  9. allapinin : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  10. Calcium : 2 outcomes in 29 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Premature Cardiac Complexes

  1. Ventricular Tachycardia
  2. Ventricular Premature Complexes (Premature Ventricular Contraction)
  3. Tachycardia (Tachyarrhythmias)
  4. Atrial Fibrillation
  5. Ischemia
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Key Therapies for Premature Cardiac Complexes

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  2. Baths : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results
  3. Ligation : 1 outcome in 15 results
  4. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Catheters : 1 study in 26 results
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