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Glossary for Bradycardia

  • Amlodipine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Arrhythmias: Irregularity in the heart's beating rhythm.
  • Asphyxia neonatorum: A condition where a newborn infant fails to start breathing on its own in the minutes following birth.
  • Atenolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atenolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Beta-blocker poisoning: Excessive ingestion of Beta-blocker drugs.
  • Betaxolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Betaxolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Bisoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bisoprolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Bradycardia: Excessively slow heart beat.
  • Bretylium -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Bretylium during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Brevibloc -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Brevibloc (a heart drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Calcium channel blocker poisoning: Excessive ingestion of calcium channel blocker drugs.
  • Carbamate insecticide poisoning: Excessive ingestion of carbamate insecticide drugs.
  • Carbon Monoxide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbon Monoxide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cardem -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cardem (a beta-blocker medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cardiomyopathy: Any disease of the heart muscle
  • Cartelol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Cartelol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Celipro -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celipro (a beta-blocker medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Celiprolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Celiprolol (a beta-blocker medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Chest conditions: Any condition affecting the chest
  • Chromosome 19p duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm of chromosome 19 is duplicated resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Clonidine poisoning: Excessive ingestion of the drug called clonidine.
  • Congenital heart block: A rare congenital heart disease where a slowed heart rate is caused by defects in the heart conduction system. The condition is usually asymptomatic and harmless but in severe cases (complete AV block) various symptoms and sudden death may occur.
  • Cordiax -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cordiax (a beta-blocker medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cyclic antidepressant poisoning: Excessive ingestion of cyclic antidepressant drugs.
  • Digoxin antidepressant poisoning: Excessive ingestion of digoxin antidepressant drugs.
  • Diltiazem toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Distichiasis -- heart and vasculature anomalies: A rare birth syndrome characterized by heart and blood vessel abnormalities as well as the growth of an extra row of eyelashes.
  • Donepezil toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Esmolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Esmolol (a heart drug) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Felodipine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Hashimoto thyroiditis is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells by various cell- and antibody-mediated immune processes. Patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis have antibodies to various thyroid antigens, the most frequently detected of which include antithyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO), antithyroglobulin (anti-Tg), and, to a lesser extent, TSH receptor-blocking antibodies.
  • Heart attack: Serious and often fatal acute heart condition
  • Heart block: Failure of the heart's normal rhythm controls leading to arrhythmia
  • Heart conditions: Any condition that affects the heart
  • Heart damage: Any damage that occurs to the heart
  • Heart injury: An injury to the heart
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Heat exhaustion: Overheating of the body with exhaustion or collapse
  • Hypotension: Blood pressure that is too low
  • Hypothermia: Low body temperature
  • Hypothyroidism: Too little thyroid hormone production.
  • Iatrogenic pneumothorax: A pneumothorax that is caused by the actions of a physician or surgeon
  • Increased intracranial pressure: Increased pressure inside the skull due to brain swelling or fluid accumulation
  • Isradipine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Leukomalacia: Softening or destruction of the white matter of the brain. Brain tissue that surrounds fluid-filled parts of the brain (ventricles) is destroyed. It tends to occur mainly in premature or newborn babies who have been deprived of oxygen or have poor blood flow to parts of the brain. Intrauterine infections and premature membrane rupture tend to predispose infants to this condition. This type of brain destruction can cause cerebral palsy. Severity of symptoms varies according to the degree of injury to the brain.
  • Lidocaine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Mepindolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Mepindolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Metoprolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Metoprolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Myocardial ischaemia:
  • Myxedema coma: Myxedema coma is a rare, life-threatening condition, occurs late in the progression of hypothyroidism. The condition is seen typically in elderly women and is often precipitated by infection, medication, environmental exposure, or other metabolic-related stresses.
  • Nadolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nadolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis: A rare disease that is tends to occur in premature infants and involves inflammation and destruction of gastrointestinal tissue. It usually occurs within weeks of birth - often after the start of milk feeding. The condition can be extremely serious and even fatal.
  • Nifedipine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Nimodipine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Obstructive Jaundice: Condition where blockage of the flow of bile from the liver causes overspill of bile products into the blood and incomplete bile excretion from the body.
  • Opioid poisoning: Excessive ingestion of opioids drugs.
  • Organophosphate insecticide poisoning: Excessive ingestion of organophosphate insecticides. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the exact poison ingested and the quantity.
  • Oxprenolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Oxprenolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Palpitations: The subjective sensation of the beating of the heart at a rapid or irregular rate
  • Penbutolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Penbutolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Pindolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Pindolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Propanolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Propanolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Sedative hypnotic drug poisoning: Excessive ingestion of sedative hypnotic drugs.
  • Sick sinus syndrome: Heart rhythm disorder
  • Sinus bradycardia: A condition which is characterized by a slow heart rate
  • Sinus node disease: Heart rhythm disorder due to the sinus node in the heart
  • Skull fracture: A fracture of the bones of the skull
  • Slow heartbeat: Excessively slow heart beat (slow pulse) called "bradycardia"
  • Sotalol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Sotalol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Tacrine toxicity: The toxic reaction of the body to the substance, possibly via allergic reaction or overdose.
  • Timolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Timolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Typhoid fever: Fever from bacterial food poisoning.
  • Vasovagal attack: Cranial nerve disorder with various effects.
  • Vertebral fracture: A fracture of the vertebra of the back
  • Young Simpson syndrome: A condition that is characterised by mainly mental retardation and physical signs of hypothyroidism

 

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