disopyramide


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disopyramide

 [di″-so-pēr´ah-mīd]
an agent used to control cardiac arrhythmias; it suppresses and prevents recurrence of both unifocal premature ventricular contractions and those of multifocal origin, paired premature ventricular contractions, and episodes of ventricular tachycardia that are not persistent.

disopyramide

/di·so·pyr·amide/ (di″so-pir´ah-mīd) a cardiac depressant with anticholinergic properties, used as the base or phosphate salt as an antiarrhythmic.

disopyramide

Norpace® An antiarrhythmic

disopyramide

A drug used to prevent or control disturbances of heart rhythm. Brand names are Dirythmin SA and Rythmodan.

disopyramide

(dīsōpir´əmīd´),
n brand name: Norpace CR;
drug class: antidysrhythmic (Class IA);
action: prolongs action potential duration and effective refractory period;
uses: PVCs, ventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation.

disopyramide

an antiarrhythmic agent used for suppression and prevention of recurrence of both unifocal premature ventricular contractions and those of multifocal origin, paired premature ventricular contractions, and episodes of ventricular tachycardia that are not persistent.
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Disopyramide is a Class 1a antiarrythmic and acts by blocking the cardiac sodium channels.
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Allowed medications included amiodarone, disopyramide, flecainide, moricizine, procainamide, prop afenone, quinidine, sotalol, and a combination of these drugs.
Quality-control sera (Bio-Rad TDM levels 1 and 3) containing acetaminophen, amikacin, amitriptyline, caffeine, carbamazepine, chloramphenicol, desipramine, digoxin, disopyramide, ethosuximide, gentamicin, imipramine, lidocaine, lithium, methotrexate, N-acetylprocainamide, netilimicin, nortriptyline, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primodone, procainamide, propranolol, quinidine, salicylate, theophylline, tobramycin, valproic acid, and vancomycin did not show any interfering peaks when processed.
The first line of treatment for the obstructive form of the disease is medical treatment with either beta blocker (13-17), calcium channel blockers (verapamil or diltiazem) (18, 19) or disopyramide (20-23).
In patients with chest pain or high blood pressure, [beta]-blockers, verapamil, and disopyramide have been used.
For rhythm control for patients without structural heart disease, Myerburg prefers flecainide, propafenone, or sotalol; for those with systemic hypertension, propafenone, disopyramide, or flecainide; for those with established coronary heart disease, sotalol or dofetilide; and for those with definite heart failure, amiodarone or dofetilide.
There also was a reduction in the number of patients requiring nitrates, verapamil, and disopyramide.
The other three studies, involving disopyramide, atenolol, and etilefrine, were negative.
The following drugs may increase the effectiveness of insulin, resulting in hypoglycemia: ACE inhibitors, alcohol, anabolic steroids, beta blockers, calcium, chloroquine, clofibrate, clonidine, disopyramide, fluoxetine, guanethidine, lithium, mebendazole, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, octreotide, pentamidine, phenylbutazone, propoxyphene, pyridoxine, salicylates, sulfinpyrazone, sulfonamides, and tetracyclines.
Plasma free fatty acids and protein binding of disopyramide during haemodialysis.