Drug-induced bradycardia is a common adverse effect as well as a desired effect of therapeutic treatment. Interactions between drugs in patients who may be taking many agents are also an important factor. Both cardiac and noncardiac drugs have been shown to cause bradycardia.
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Editor: R E Ferner, MSc, MD, FRCP, Director of the West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting and Consultant Physician at City Hospital, Birmingham, UK. Assistant Editor: Mr C Anton, MA, MEng. Editorial Board: Australia: Dr M Kennedy, Professor G M Shenfield, Denmark: Professor J S Schou; England: Dr J K Aronson; Ireland: Professor J Feely; Netherlands: Professor C J van Boxtel, Dr B H Ch Stricker; New Zealand: Dr T Maling; Scotland: Dr D N Bateman; Wales: Professor P A Routledge.