PMID: 38383May 5, 1979

Ventricular tachycardia in a patient on dehydroemetine and chloroquine for amoebic liver abscess

The Medical Journal of Australia
M S SeshadriT S Koshy

Abstract

A case of ventricular tachycardia in patient who was being treated with dehydroemetine and chloroquine for amoebic liver abscess is reported. The patient had 15 episodes of this arrhythmia. The hazard of using dehydroemetine and chloroquine in conventional doses, even sequentially, is emphasized.

Related Concepts

Emetine Dihydrochloride
Left Ventricular Structure
Chloroquine
Liver Abscess, Amebic
Tachycardia, Ventricular
Electrocardiographic Recorders
Cardiac Arrhythmia
Tachycardia
Liver Abscess
Entamoebiasis, Hepatic

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