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- adj. Things that affect or change the heart rate or pulse (i.e. the time between "p waves").
Kinetics of cocaine distribution, elimination, and chronotropic effects.
At doses of 10 micrograms per millilitre, 3-methoxyquertine shows a positive chronotropic effect on the right auricle and an antiarythinic activity on the left auricle of the isolated guinea-pig's heart.
Bradykinin induced a positive chronotropic effect via stimulation of T-type and L - type calcium currents in heart cells.
Co-administration with other vasodilators or negative chronotropic agents: Use with caution due to additive pharmacodynamic effects.
Complete data on the exercise stress test were available for 6456 men; 388 of these were excluded from the analysis because of an ischemic response to exercise or an impaired chronotropic response.
I just had a relatively young patient who needed a pacemaker for chronotropic incompetence: her heart couldn't speed up to meet myocardial demand when she exercised.
It also provides inotropic effects and chronotropic effects on the heart by increasing intracellular levels of Prevention
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