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Many medicines and drugs can affect the rate and rhythm of
the heart. A few examples are:
Illegal drugs, such as cocaine or amphetamines, also can
cause changes in your heart rate or rhythm.
If changes in your
heart rate or rhythm occur following the start of a new medicine:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MDH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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