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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2004, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (2): 97-99.doi: 10.3736/jcim20040206

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Clinical study on Fufang Sishen Decoction in treating arrhythmia after virus myocarditis

Qiang-hua Wei(), Yun-yu Shi, Bo-sheng Shen, Jin-ren Zhang   

  1. Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai First People’s Hospital, Shanghai 200080,China
  • Online:2004-03-20 Published:2018-10-25

Objective: To observe the effect of Fufang Sishen Decoction (FFSSD) on arrhythmia after virus myocarditis.Methods:One hundred and two cases of arrhythmia after virus myocarditis were randomly divided into two groups. The treatment group was treated with FFSSD, 6 g, b.i.d.; and the control group with propafenone, 150 mg, q 8 h. The therapeutic effects were observed in 4 weeks.Results: The total anti-arrhythmia effects of FFSSD and propafenone were 71.9 % and 78.9 % respectively (P>0.05). FFSSD took effects relatively slowly with mild and lasting effect.Conclusion: The curative effect of FFSSD in treating arrhythmia after virus myocarditis is confirmed. FFSSD has no obvious side effects.

Key words: myocarditis, arrhythmia, Fufang Sishen Decoction

CLC Number: 

  • R542.211

Tab 1

Improvement of arrhythmia in 2 groups"

Group n Significantly effective cases Alleviated cases Ineffective cases Total effective rate(%)
Treatment group 64 17 29 18 71.9
Control group 38 13 17 8 78.9

Tab 2

Therapeutic effects of patients with different course in 2 groups"

Group and course n Significantly effective cases Alleviated cases Ineffective cases Total effective rate(%)
Treatment group
<6 months 23 7 12 4 82.6
>6 months 41 10 17 14 65.9
Control group
<6 months 14 5 6 3 78.6
>6 months 24 8 11 5 79.2

Figure 1

Relationship of anti-arrhythmia efficacy and treatment time"

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