Brugada syndrome is an inherited arrhythmia that increases a patient's risk of sudden cardiac death. Certain pharmacologic agents may induce a transient Brugada pattern on surface electrocardiogram (EKG). One of these is loperamide, an over-the-counter agent commonly used to manage diarrhea. We report the case of a patient who experienced EKG changes that mimicked Brugada pattern after excessive intake of loperamide.
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