Previously unreported adverse reaction to encainide.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe a patient with recurrent atrial fibrillation who suffered a previously unreported adverse reaction to encainide therapy manifested by fever, chills, diaphoresis and myalgia. The patient had a similar response upon rechallenging with encainide, which resolved on discontinuation of therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goli-Bijanki, R; Nair, CK; Nair, N; Sketch, MH

Published Date

  • September 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 96 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 688 - 689

PubMed ID

  • 2504544

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.96.3.688


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States