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Drug Mnemonic for drugs to avoid in WPW SYNDROME

Mnemonic 4 drugs to avoid in Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) Syndrome:
ABCD

Adenosine
Beta blockers
Calcium channel blockers
Digoxin

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Good mnemonic. Another easier way to remember them is avoiding any drug that prolongs the PR interval, so as to avoid further delay of the normal impulse pathway and avoid giving an edge to the aberrant pathway.

All of those 4 drugs prolong the PR interval.
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Mnemonic 4 drugs to avoid in Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) Syndrome:
ABCD

Adenosine
Beta blockers
Calcium channel blockers
Digoxin

Thank you Bobby that's awesome
Keep them coming
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nice mnemonic easy for remembering
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Mnemonic 4 drugs to avoid in Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) Syndrome:
ABCD

Adenosine
Beta blockers
Calcium channel blockers
Digoxin


is it avoided or used in ttt of WPW!!!!!!!!!!!1
m confused ?!!:S
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they should be avoided,,,,,,,,,,,
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they should be avoided,,,,,,,,,,,


well i got it now...as there is two types of AVRT clockwise and anticlockwise thank U
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