MESALAMINE INDUCED BRADYCARDIA- A RARE CASE REPORT
Dr. R. Siddeswari*, Dr. U. Srinivas and Dr. Sowmya Joshi
A 35-year female presented to the Emergency Department, Government General Hospital, Vijayawada with an acute flare of ulcerative colitis diagnosed at a private hospital and was started on Tab. Mesalamine 1.2 gm twice daily, three days before and referred to higher centres in view of sinus bradycardia. We suspected Mesalamine induced bradycardia. After withholding the drug, the heart rate normalized within seven days. As per literature, third such case of Mesalamine induced Bradycardia was reported by Krzyzak M et al in a recent article in 2018. The present case is one of the rarely illustrated cases of bradycardia due to drug Mesalamine.
Keywords: Bradycardia, Ulcerative colitis, Mesalamine.
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