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[Unwanted drug interaction between anti-arrhythmic drugs and drugs used for heart failure].

@article{JawiskaTarnawska2000UnwantedDI,
  title={[Unwanted drug interaction between anti-arrhythmic drugs and drugs used for heart failure].},
  author={Ewa Jaźwińska-Tarnawska and Krystyna Orzechowska-Juzwenko},
  journal={Polski merkuriusz lekarski : organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 51},
  pages={
          614-7
        }
}
The appearance of adverse drug reactions may depend on the category of used drugs as well as on the coexistence of a pathological stage. Clinically important are: interactions of digitalis glycoside drugs leading to the occurrence or intensification of toxic symptoms characteristic for those drugs; interactions of antiarrhythmic drugs which may cause proarrhythmic effects and hypotension, and also interactions of nitrates resulting in lowering of the blood pressure. Quinidine, verapamil… 
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