Yıl 2018, Cilt 9, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 80 - 82 2018-10-01

Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Hızır Okuyan [1]

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Introduction: Diclofenac sodium is commonly used medication for pain relief and reducing inflammation. Adverse effects of diclofenac are well defined in the literature but none of the patients described previously in the literature presented with diclofenac induced paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) as in our case. Case Report: A 48 year old male admitted to emergency department with severe headache. The patient had history of migraine. Physical examination of the patient revealed no pathologic sign and 75 mg diclofenac sodium administered intramuscularly for headache. He had severe attack of palpitation and dispne 20-30 minutes after administrating diclofenac sodium. Electrocardiography was consistent with atrial fibrillation (AF) with the ventricular rate of 140 beats/min. The patient’s heart rate was controlled. The patient’s rhythm returned to sinus rhythm spontaneously after 12 hours. Conclusion: The most common sustained arrhythmia is AF. The estimated prevalence of AF is 0.4% to 1% in the general population. Studies showed that 40.2% of patients with AF was PAF. Underlying cause of PAF is similar to causes of sustained AF. Any report about PAF due to diclofenac was not reported before in the literature. It should be taken into account that diclofenac may cause PAF
Diclofenac, adverse effects, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
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Diğer ID JA65VG85SF
Dergi Bölümü Case Report
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Yazar: Hızır Okuyan
Kurum: Department of Cardiology, Başkent University Konya Application and Research Centre, Konya, Turkey

Bibtex @ { jemcr536628, journal = {Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-9934}, address = {ATUDER}, year = {2018}, volume = {9}, pages = {80 - 82}, doi = {}, title = {Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation}, key = {cite}, author = {Okuyan, Hızır} }
APA Okuyan, H . (2018). Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports, 9 (4), 80-82. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/jemcr/issue/43735/536628
MLA Okuyan, H . "Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 (2018): 80-82 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/jemcr/issue/43735/536628>
Chicago Okuyan, H . "Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 (2018): 80-82
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ISNAD Okuyan, Hızır . "Diclofenac Induced Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 9 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 80-82.