Antioxidants as antiarrhythmic drugs.

Experiments on rats and rabbits using models of arrhythmias induced by vasopressin, epinephrine, strophanthin, and CaCl2 showed that antioxidants derived from 1,4-dihydropyridines, dibunol, and alpha-tocopherol possessed antiarrhythmic effects. Administration of these antioxidants decreased the occurrence of extrasystoles, disturbances of atrioventricular… CONTINUE READING