Bretylium tosylate versus lidocaine in experimental cardiac arrest.


Bretylium tosylate has been shown effective in the treatment of ventricular fibrillation and in the prevention of its recurrence. However, lidocaine is generally preferred because bretylium could have adverse hemodynamic effects related to its antiadrenergic action. To explore further the differences between these two antiarrhythmic agents, the authors… (More)


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@article{Vachiry1990BretyliumTV, title={Bretylium tosylate versus lidocaine in experimental cardiac arrest.}, author={J. L. Vachi{\'e}ry and Charles Reuse and Serge A. Blecic and Bernard Contempr{\'e} and J. Vincent}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={1990}, volume={8 6}, pages={492-5} }