Carbamazepine-induced atrioventricular block in an elderly woman

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An 88-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency department after experiencing syncope while in a sitting position. Electrocardiogram showed advanced degree heart block. She has been on low-dose carbamazepine (200 mg/day) for the last year for trigeminal neuralgia (TN). After discontinuation of carbamazepine, the patient returned to normal sinus rhythm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-70
Number of pages3
JournalTurk Kardiyoloji Dernegi Arsivi
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016

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  • Atrioventricular block
  • Carbamazepine


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