bretylium

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012