Acute, reversible type II (Wenkebach) heart block due to combined chloroquine and diltiazem treatment

Br J Cardiol 2003;10:470-1 Leave a comment
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International travel to malarial areas is increasingly common. Chemoprophylaxis using chloroquine is common, but can cause cardiac problems. We describe a new problem, of reversible heart block, in a patient on both chloroquine and the frequently-used calcium channel blocker, diltiazem.

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