Lidocaine diminishes arrhythmia by Leiurus quinquestriatus quinquestriatus venom in rats

Purali N., Yagcioglu S.

FUNDAMENTAL & CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.227-235, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The venom from the scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus quinquestriatus has previously been shown to alter the excitability of the neural and skeletal muscle preparations. The present study was undertaken to explore the effects of the venom in cardiac potential signals at the animal, tissue and the cell level in rats hearts.