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Adams-Stokes Syndrome (Stokes-Adams Syndrome) Summary

Description: A condition of fainting spells caused by heart block, often an atrioventricular block, that leads to BRADYCARDIA and drop in CARDIAC OUTPUT. When the cardiac output becomes too low, the patient faints (SYNCOPE). In some cases, the syncope attacks are transient and in others cases repetitive and persistent.

Also Known As: Stokes-Adams Syndrome; Adam-Stokes Attacks; Adam Stokes Attacks; Adams Stokes Syndrome; Attacks, Adam-Stokes Show All >>

Networked: 94 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Adams-Stokes Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Isoproterenol (Isoprenaline) : 1 outcome in 9 results : FDA 22 Generic
  2. Tablets : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Diuretics : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Cardiotonic Agents (Cardiac Stimulants) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Sodium Lactate : 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 44 Generic
  6. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 6 results : IBA
  7. Paroxysmal ventricular fibrillation : 5 results : IBA
  8. Congenital heart block : 4 results : IBA
  9. Propranolol (Inderal) : 3 results : FDA 158 Generic
  10. Metaproterenol (Alupent) : 3 results : FDA 36 Generic
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Diseases Related to Adams-Stokes Syndrome

  1. Heart Arrest (Cardiac Arrest)
  2. Nocturia
  3. Syncope (Fainting)
  4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Dizziness (Lightheadedness)
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Key Therapies for Adams-Stokes Syndrome

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  1. Resuscitation : 1 outcome in 5 results
  2. Oral Administration : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Artificial Pacemaker : 10 results
  4. Electrodes (Electrode) : 6 results
  5. Emergency Treatment : 5 results
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