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Abnormally slow heart action.
- ‘Adverse drug effects, which were more common in the rhythm control group, included bradycardia (abnormally low heart rate) and lung problems.’
- ‘The patient is still without symptomatic bradycardia, however the heart rate decrease persists despite reducing the dose of concomitant medications.’
- ‘Overdrive pacing might improve cardiac function, and thus pulmonary congestion might be ameliorated in patients with heart failure or bradycardia.’
- ‘The most common adverse effects are dizziness, worsening of heart failure, symptomatic bradycardia, and hypotension.’
- ‘Beta blockers should not be administered to patients with heart failure who have bradycardia, heart block or hemodynamic instability.’
Late 19th century: from Greek bradus slow + kardia heart.
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