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Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium

Magnesium approximately 500 mg P.O. if tolerated. (Mag Tab = 7 mEq (86 mg) a tablet; Slow Mag 5 mEq (62 mg; 42 mEq (517 mg) a day is the approximate tolerable limit. Am J Cardiol June 15 1994 73 1227-1229 20387 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 2

Magnesium (MgSO4) 2 gm I.V. (in addition to medical therapy) followed by 1 mg/hr. Pharmacotherapy 2004 24 7 879-895 41859 2004 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 3

Magnesium (MgSO4) 6 mmol (approximately 1.5 gm) infusion in 100 mL 0.9% NaCl solution (25 mL/hr) the day before surgery, just after cardiopulmonary bypass, and once daily for four days after surgery reduced the incidence of atrial fibrillation. Ann Thorac Surg 2001 72 1256-1262 38859 2002 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - Magnesium - 4

Magnesium (MgSO4) 2 mg I.V. (in addition to medical therapy for new onset) over 15 minutes followed by 5 gm over 5 hours not to exceed a serum magnesium of 3 meq/L (then cut back) and monitor serum potassium and keep above 4 meq/L. The American Journal of Cardiology June 15 1994 73 1227-1229 20387 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (atrial) - N-acetylcysteine

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) I.V. at 50 mg/kg bolus 1 hour pre-operatively (CABG and/or valve surgery) and then at 50 mg/kg/d for the next 48 hours reduced atrial fibrillation. Eur Heart J 2008 29 5 625-31 46319 08/2008 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Magnesium

Magnesium (MgSO4) I.V. 2.4 g (19.2 mEq) given six times in the first 24 hours after the cardiac operation reduced ventricular arrhythmias. Annals of Thohttp://prescription2000.com/administrator/index2.php?option=com_sobi2&task=addItem&returnTask=listing&catid=29racic Surgery 1995 59 502-507 23393 1996 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Magnesium - 2

Magnesium (MgSO4) 1 - 2 gms (8 to 16 mEq of MgSO4) of a 10% solution intravenously over 1 to 2 minutes. May repeat this dose every 5 to 15 minutes if there is no response. Internat J Cardiol 1999 68 133-135 32189 1999 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids 0.5-1.8 g/d of EPA+DHA. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2005 14 4 307-12 44699 4/2006 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 2

Omega-3 fatty acids 2.4 g/d. Circulation Nov 1 2005 112 18 2762-8 43888/44239 12/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 3

Omega-3 fatty acids 2.4 g/d. Am J Cardiol Nov 1 1995 76 974-977 23513 1995 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 4

Omega-3 fatty acids 1.8 gm/d.(72% omega-3) - increased arrhythmias in those with implantable defribrillators JAMA Jun 15 2005 293 23 2884-91 43540 10/2005 Summary Interview PubMed

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Omega-3 fatty acids - 5

Omega-3 fatty acids. Nutrition Research 1995 15 1 1-8 22360 1995 Summary Interview

Arrhythmias (ventricular) - Selenium

Selenium (selenomethionine) 200 mcg/d. J Am Coll Nutr 1994 13 5 496-498 21220 1995 Summary Interview PubMed
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