What is Vagal maneuvers?

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Vagal maneuvers are used to try to slow an episode of fast heart rate (tachycardia). Maneuvers are done to stimulate the vagus nerve, which may result in slowed conduction of electrical impulses through the heart. Maneuvers include: gagging, holding your breath, immersing face in water, and coughing

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia) 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Vagal maneuvers"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
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None
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently using Vagal maneuvers)
Dosage Patients
1other as needed 1

Duration

Currently Using Vagal maneuvers
Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
1 100%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
0 0%
Not at all
1 100%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vagal maneuvers.