Antiarrhythmics are used to slow down a heart that’s beating too fast or change abnormal heart rhythm to a normal, steady rhythm. Beta-blockers are used to slow down a heartbeat by reducing its workload. Calcium channel blockers are also used to reduce heart rates.What is irregular heart rate?
An irregular heartbeat is an arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia). Heart rates can also be irregular. A normal heart rate is 50 to 100 beats per minute. Arrhythmias and abnormal heart rates don't necessarily occur together.What is the ICD - 9 code for irregular heartbeat?
Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified. I49.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I49.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.