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Recurrent Torsades de Pointes Due to Amiodarone Toxicity Treated Successfully with Lidocaine

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.211
Pages: 
421

The Editor,

Sir,

Amiodarone is a potent antiarrhythmic agent that is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation. Proarrythmias due to amiodarone therapy is rare. We discuss a case who had amiodarone-induced incessant Torsades de Pointes (TdP), that could only be suppressed by lidocaine.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2014
Revised: 
23 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 06 May, 2015
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