Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders) Topic Guide

Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders) Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders):

Arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders are conditions that causes changes in the normal heartbeat. There are numerous types of arrhythmias, for example, supraventricular tachycardia, sinus sick syndrome, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and ventricular fibrillation. Signs and symptoms of an arrhythmia may include:

Treatment for arrhythmias depend upon the cause.

Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disorders) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

dronedarone Dronedarone

Dronedarone is a heart rhythm medicine that helps maintain normal heartbeats in certain people with life-threatening rhythm disorders of the atrium (the uppe...learn more »

dofetilide Dofetilide

Dofetilide is a heart rhythm medicine, also called an antiarrhythmic...learn more »

ibutilide Ibutilide

Ibutilide is an anti-arrhythmic heart medication that corrects certain conditions of irregular heart rhythm...learn more »

sotalol Sotalol

Sotalol is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

propafenone Propafenone

Propafenone is in a group of drugs called Class IC anti-arrhythmics. It affects the way your heart beats...learn more »

flecainide Flecainide

Flecainide is in a group of drugs called Class IC anti-arrhythmics. It affects the way your heart beats...learn more »

esmolol Esmolol

Esmolol is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

digoxin (oral) Digoxin (oral)

Digoxin is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant. Digoxin helps make the heart beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm...learn more »

atropine Atropine

Atropine produces many effects in the body such as reducing muscle spasms and fluid secretions...learn more »

metoprolol Metoprolol

Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

verapamil (oral) Verapamil (oral)

Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

diltiazem Diltiazem

Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

propranolol Propranolol

Propranolol is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins)...learn more »

quinidine Quinidine

Quinidine affects the way that the heart beats...learn more »

amiodarone (oral) Amiodarone (oral)

Amiodarone affects the rhythm of your heartbeats...learn more »