bretylium tosylate


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bretylium tosylate

[britil′ē·əm]
an antiarrhythmic agent.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of selected life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias when other measures have not been effective.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are hypotension, nausea and vomiting, anginal pain, and nasal stuffiness.

bretylium tosylate

(brĕ-tĭ′lē-ŭm tŏs′ĭ-lāt″)
An antiarrhythmic and antihypertensive drug used infrequently to manage refractory ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

bretylium tosylate

A drug used to help to restore normal heart rhythm in the form of cardiac arrest known as VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION. A brand name is Bretylate.

bretylium tosylate

an adrenergic neuronal-blocking agent used as a ventricular antiarrhythmic and a chemical defibrillator in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.