Syncope And Dizziness

It is uncommon for dizziness to be caused by cardiac disease. However, loss of consciousness (syncope) or the feeling of impending loss of consciousness (presyncope) may be cardiac in origin. The causes can be broadly classified into three groups:

• arrhythmias

• left ventricular outflow obstruction. Drug related

Some of the drugs which may cause palpitations may also produce syncope or presyncope (Table 3.2). Vasodilator drugs (e.g. alpha-biockers) can cause symptomatic postural hypotension. Beta-blockers, verapamil, diltiazem and digoxin can aggravate or cause sinoatrial disease or atrioventricular block. Other cardiac and non-cardiac medications can directly (e.g. tricyclic antidepressants) or indirectly (e.g. diuretics causing hypokalemia) provoke ventricular arrhythmias in vulnerable patients.

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