Antiarrythmic drugs


Antiarrythmic drugs

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 8.5 / 10

A decent chapter to revise, worth reading.

Question Pattern

No need to know about finer pharmacokinetics.

Just know the clinical indications and common side effects of the clinically relevant drugs.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Antiarrhythmic drug contraindicated in a patient with interstitial lung disease
  • Treatment of PSVT by suppressing AV node conduction
  • Anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Drug of choice for termination of PSVT is
  • Chronic amiodarone therapy
  • Adverse effects of amiodarone
  • Drugs causing QT prolongation and torsades de pointes
  • Atrial arrhythmias

Suggested Revision

  • Blue man syndrome
  • Congenital Long QT syndromes – Rx
  • Lignocaine
  • Amiodarone MOA

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