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1

What are the four classes of anti arrhythmic drugs.
What is their mechanism of action.
Give an example of each class

Class 1, Na Channel Blockers, lidocaine/ flecainide
Class 2, Beta Blockers, propranolol
Class 3, Prolong repolarisation, amiodarone
Class 4, Ca channel Blockers, verapamil

2

What are the additional antiarrhythmic drugs, their MOA and examples

Cardiac glycoside, slow AV conduction, digoxin
Adenosine, slow AV conduction
Muscarinic Antagonist, speeds AV conduction, Atropine

3

What would you use for sinus tachycardia?

Class 2, Beta blockers, propronolol
Class 4, calcium channel blockers, verapamil

4

How do you treat AF/flutter

Class 1, Na channel blockers, flecainide
Class 2, Beta blockers, proponolol
Class 4, Calcium channel blockers, verapamil
Digoxin

Warfarin / NOACs to lower risk of stroke

Flecainide, 2 3 4 adenosine

5

How do you treat AV block

Antimuscarinic (atropine)

6

How do you treat ventricular tachycardia

Class 1, Na Channel Blockers, lidocaine
2, Beta blockers, propranolol
3, prolong repolarisation, amiodarone

7

How do you treat WPW syndrome

Class 1, Na Channel blockers, flecainide

8

How do you treat vagal bradycardia

Antimuscurinic (atropine)