slow heart rate (drug induced)
- drugs that depress sinus node function eg digoxin, beta blocking agents,
- some antiarrythmic may cause difficulties in patients predisposed to sinus
node dysfunction eg disopyramide, amiodarone, verapamil, flecainide
- uncommon causes of bradycardia or sinus arrest include lithium, cimetidine, co-dergocrine mesilate(1)
- Shaw DB.Bradycardia, sinus node disease, sino-atrial dysfunction and heart block.Medicine International;21(11): 446-52.
Last reviewed 01/2018