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bretylium

 [brĕ-til´e-um]
an adrenergic blocking agent used in the form of the tosylate salt to control arrhythmias in certain cases of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation; administered by intravenous or intramuscular injection.

bre·tyl·i·um

(bre-til'ē-ŭm),
An antiarrhythmic used to treat life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. Initially releases norepinephrine, then blocks its reuptake, thus depressing excitability of sympathetic nerve terminals.

bretylium

/bre·tyl·i·um/ (brĕ-til´e-um) an adrenergic blocking agent used as the tosylate salt as an antiarrhythmic in certain cases of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation.

bre·tyl·i·um

(bre-til'ē-ŭm)
An antiarrhythmic used to treat life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. Initially releases norepinephrine, thenblocks its reuptake, thus depressing excitability of sympathetic nerve terminals.