Caffeine-containing drinks – a cause of arrhythmias?

Br J Cardiol 2002;9:122-24 Leave a comment
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Caffeine-containing drinks are increasingly available but excessive consumption can give rise to health hazards. A case is described here of a 31 year old man with no history of cardiovascular disease but a very high caffeine intake; he developed atrial fibrillation, which required treatment with flecainide. He has reduced his caffeine intake and remains well to date.








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