Title: Intravenous Haloperidol Induced Atrial Fibrillation: A Case Report
Authors: Dr Madhumita Preetam Rauth, Dr Sanjiv S. Kale
Antipsychotic drugs are known to cause adverse cardiovascular effects such as postural hypertension, tachycardia and arrhythmias. Haloperidol is one of the antipsychotic drugs and is having adverse cardiovascular effects. This case report highlights the cardiac risk associated with use of Haloperidol, particularly if used parenterally and in elderly.
Keywords: Haloperidol, Atrial fibrillation, Antipsychotic Drug,