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The main drugs used in the treatment of re-entrant supraventricular tachycardia are:

  • adenosine:
    • a potent inhibitor of the atrioventricular node
    • interupts the re-entrant circuit
    • is short acting

  • verapamil:
    • inhibits the atrioventricular node
    • should not be given with beta-blockers

Other drugs which may be effective include:

  • flecainide
  • sotalol
  • disopyramide

Last reviewed 01/2018

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