Inefficacy and proarrhythmic effects of flecainide and encainide for sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation

J. M. Herre, C. Titus, M. Oeff, M. Eldar, M. R. Franz, J. C. Griffin, M. M. Scheinman

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Abstract

Encainide and flecainide have a low efficacy rate and a high incidence of worsening of arrhythmia in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias, particularly when this condition is associated with poor left ventricular function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)671-676
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Volume113
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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