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Kolesnik, E; Scherr, D; Rohrer, U; Benedikt, M; Manninger, M; Sourij, H; von, Lewinski, D.
SGLT2 Inhibitors and Their Antiarrhythmic Properties.
Int J Mol Sci. 2022; 23(3): Doi: 10.3390/ijms23031678 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Leading authors Med Uni Graz
Kolesnik Ewald
Scherr Daniel
Co-authors Med Uni Graz
Benedikt Martin
Manninger-Wünscher Martin
Rohrer Ursula
Sourij Harald
von Lewinski Dirk

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Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are gaining ground as standard therapy for heart failure with a class-I recommendation in the recently updated heart failure guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology. Different gliflozins have shown impressive beneficial effects in patients with and without diabetes mellitus type 2, especially in reducing the rates for hospitalization for heart failure, yet little is known on their antiarrhythmic properties. Atrial and ventricular arrhythmias were reported by clinical outcome trials with SGLT2 inhibitors as adverse events, and SGLT2 inhibitors seemed to reduce the rate of arrhythmias compared to placebo treatment in those trials. Mechanistical links are mainly unrevealed, since hardly any experiments investigated their impact on arrhythmias. Prospective trials are currently ongoing, but no results have been published so far. Arrhythmias are common in the heart failure population, therefore the understanding of possible interactions with SGLT2 inhibitors is crucial. This review summarizes evidence from clinical data as well as the sparse experimental data of SGLT2 inhibitors and their effects on arrhythmias.

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