Which medications in the drug class Anticholinergic Agents are used in the treatment of First-Degree Atrioventricular Block?

Updated: Jan 06, 2020
  • Author: Jamshid Alaeddini, MD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jose M Dizon, MD  more...
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Anticholinergic Agents

Parasympathetic blockade shortens the PR interval by improving AV nodal conduction.

Atropine IV/IM (AtroPen)

Atropine increases heart rate through vagolytic effects, causing increase in cardiac output.


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