TABLE 2:

Change of mean blood pressure and heart rate after verapamil infusion

Number of TreatmentsDose of VerapamilPercent Change of MAP at 10 Min*;Percent Change of MAP at 20 Min*Percent Change of Heart Rate at 10 MinPercent Change of Heart Rate at 20 Mi
Not on vasopressor113.4 ± 0.5 mg (51 ± 9 mcg/kg− 3.1 ± 1.5− 0.6 ± 1.72.4 ± 2.34.0 ± 2.6
On vasopressor233.0 ± 0.4 (42 ± 6 mcg/kg)− 4.1 ± 1.3− 2.2 ± 1.41.0 ± 1.21.0 ± 1.6
Overall343.1 ± 0.3 mg (44 ± 5 mcg/kg)− 3.8 ± 1.0− 1.7 ± 1.11.5 ± 1.12.0 ± 1.4
  • * The baseline mean arterial pressure of these patients was 112 ± 3 mm Hg †(mean ± standard error of the mean).

  • The average pretreatment heart rate was 79 ± 3 bpm. (mean ± standard error of the mean).