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bepridil

 [bep´rĭ-dil]
a calcium channel blocking agent used orally as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of chronic angina pectoris.

bepridil

/bep·ri·dil/ (bep´rĭ-dil) a calcium channel blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of chronic angina pectoris.

bepridil

[bep′r-dil]
a calcium channel blocking agent used orally as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of chronic angina pectoris.
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Examples of CCBs include bepridil (Vasocor[R]), amiodipine besylate (Norvasc[R]), and verapamil hydrochloride (Calan SR[R]).
Common drug-drug interactions with ART [19] Class of drug Concomitant medication PIs Anticoagulant: warfarin Anticonvulsants: carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin Antifungals: ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole Calcium channel blockers: diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil, amlodipine, nicardipine, isradipine, felodipine, bepridil HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins): lovastatin, simvastatin, atorvastatin Immunosuppressive drugs: cyclosporine, tacrolimus, sirolimus Opioids: methadone PD[E.
AFib is often initially treated with antiarrhythmic drugs, such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), bepridil hydrochloride (Vascor), or disopyramide (Norpace).
benedipine, bepridil, clinidipine, clevidipine, diltazem, fendilinem,
tetralols (such as bepridil, which is no longer sold in the US).
On January 31 the FDA announced that the Sustiva (efavirenz) package insert had been changed "to include drug-drug interaction information regarding coadministration of efavirenz with rifampin, diltiazem, itraconazole, voriconazole, atorvastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin, pimozide and bepridil.
7) When cases of TdP were analyzed by individual medication, the observed prevalence in women was greater than that in men for quinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone, sotalol, bepridil, and prenylamine (P < .
The following drugs should not be combined with ritonavir: bepridil (Vascor), amiodarone (Cordarone), flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol), quinidine (Quinidex), simvastatin (Zocor), lovastatin (Mevacor), cisapride (Propulsid), clozapine (Clozaril), midazolam (Versed), triazolam (Halcion), dihydroergotamine (DHE 45) and ergotamine (Cafergot).
All but 2 of these 13 criteria (use of bepridil or phenylbutazone as first-line therapy) reference drug-drug interactions, and all can produce severe consequences.
Drug Category Potential Alternatives Analgesic (pain reliever): meperidine (Demerol) acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) piroxicam (Feldene) aspirin (Bayer, others) propoxyphene (Darvon, others) oxycodone (Percocet, others) Cardiovascular (for the heart): amiodarone (Cordarone) flecainide (Tambocor) very limited clinical propafenone (Rythmol) experience quinidine (various) Antimycobacterial (Anti-TB or anti-MAC): clarithromycin (Biaxin) azithromycin (Zithromax) rifabutin (Mycobutin) ethambutol (Myambutol) Calcium Channel Blocker (for the heart): bepridil (Vascor) very limited clinical experience Ergot Alkaloid (vasoconstrictor): dihydroergotamine (D.