Conventional and atypical antipsychotics and the risk of hospitalization for ventricular arrhythmias or cardiac arrest

Rosa Liperoti, Giovanni Gambassi, Roberto Bernabei, Claudio Pedone, Kl Lapane, C Chiang, V Mor

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Abstract

Conventional antipsychotic drugs have been implicated as a cause of ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest, but no definitive information is available regarding atypical antipsychotics. We compared the effect of conventional and atypical antipsychotics on the risk of hospitalization for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)696-701
Numero di pagine6
RivistaArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume165
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2005

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Female
  • Heart Arrest
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Nursing Homes
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Risk Factors
  • United States

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