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Bretylium

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Introduction

Name

  • Bretylium.

Class of drug

  • Class III anti-arrhythmic agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Management of ventricular arrhythmias resistant to other treatment during resuscitation only.
  • Efficiency in animals is undetermined.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Other anti-arrhythmics (lidocaine   Lidocaine  , procainamide   Procainamide  ) administered with bretylium may cause increased myocardial depression.
  • Bretylium is compatible with all standard IV solutions.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.

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