[Should we care about pregabalin for elderly patients with a history of cardiac dysrhythmia?].

@article{Laville2008ShouldWC,
  title={[Should we care about pregabalin for elderly patients with a history of cardiac dysrhythmia?].},
  author={M-A Laville and Blandine de la Gastine and B{\'e}atrice Husson and Reynald Le Boisselier and Brigitte Mosquet and Antoine Coquerel},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={152-4}
}
Pregabalin is similar in structure to gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is used for neuropathic pain, generalized anxiety disorders and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures. Tachycardia is a rare side-effect. A 92-year-old patient with a history of paroxystic fibrillation was hospitalised for zoster. She developed a sinusal tachycardia followed by atrial… CONTINUE READING