Drugs used in VT and SVT

This post simply summarizes drugs used in ventricular tachycardia and supra-ventricular tachycardia.

Note: this post is meant to give a brief quick review for when to use amiodrone, verapamil, lidocaine and adenosine.

Drugs used in Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

ventricular tachycardiaLidocaine: It’s drug of choice in post MI ventricular tachycardia.

Amiodrone: amiodrone can be given in both post myocardia infarction ventricular tachycardia, and vt without MI too.

Drugs used in Supra Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)

In Supra ventricular tachycardia, drug of choice is adenosine and then verapil.

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