procainamide

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procainamide

 [pro-kān´ah-mīd]
a cardiac depressant used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, administered orally, intramuscularly, or intravenously.

procainamide

Cardiology An antiarrhythmic that may contain N-acetylprocainamide–Procan®, Pronestyl®

procainamide

A local anaesthetic-like drug used intravenously to control heart irregularities by its action to diminish the excitability of the conducting bundles in the heart muscle. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Pronestyl.
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The company said the US FDA approved Procainamide HCL Injection, USP is an AP Rated generic equivalent and currently listed on the US FDA Drug Shortage Database.
Nexus Pharmaceuticals, a United States-based healthcare company, announced yesterday that it has launched its Procainamide HCL Injection, USP following US Food and Drug Administration approval.
Mariam Darsot, president of Nexus Pharmaceuticals Inc, said, 'The introduction of Procainamide HCL Injection, USP further illustrates Nexus Pharmaceuticals' commitment to meeting market needs and shortages in the short term, while broadening the availability of effective generic products for the long term.'