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propafenone

 [pro″pah-fe´nōn]
a sodium channel blocking agent that acts on the Purkinje fibers and the myocardium; used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias, administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

propafenone

Rythmol® Cardiology A beta-blocking antiarrhythmic for severe ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias–A Fib, V Tach, conduction block, HTN Complications Ventricular proarrhythmia; conduction defects Adverse effects Neurologic–headache, dizziness, paresthesias, peripheral neuropathy, GI–eg, N&V, anorexia. See Antiarrhythmic, Beta-blockers.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

propafenone

A drug used to treat heart irregularities (arrhythmias). A brand name is Arythmol.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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> Rhythm control medications, including flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol), Sotalol (Betapace), amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), and dronedarone (Multaq)
received final approval for propafenone hydrochloride extended-release capsules USP, 225 mg, 325 mg and 425 mg, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline PLC's Rythmol SR.
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Propafenone (Rythmol, Abbott, Chicago, IL, USA) is a group 1C antiarrhythmic drug that has sodium channel-blocking effects.
It also launched Propafenone Hydrochloride extended-release capsules, the generic of GlaxoSmithKline's Rythmol capsules.
Antiarrhythmic medications--such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Paceronc), dofetilide (Tikosyn), dronedarone (Multaq), flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol), and sotalol (Betapace)--can help you maintain normal heart (sinus) rhythm.
On January 3, 2011, Par Pharmaceutical successfully launched the 225mg, 325mg, and 425mg strengths of propafenone SR capsules, the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Rythmol SR [R] .
Linde predicted that if the new REVERSE findings are confirmed in the much larger ongoing Automatic Defibrillator Implantation With Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (MADIT-CRT) trial and Rythmol SR Atrial Fibrillation Trial (RAFT), as she expects, the indications for CRT will broaden to incorporate the large population of patients with class I and II heart failure.
My blood pressure and cholesterol are in a healthy range and I have experienced no AFib manifestations since beginning a medication regimen that includes Rythmol. Do I need a stress thallium test to check blood flow if I'm on Rythmol?
for infringement of United States Patent 5,681,588, which expires in 2014 and relates to Reliant's Rythmol SR product.
That would be 900 mg for propafenone immediate release (IR), available generically; 850 mg for the sustained-release formulation (Rythmol SR); and 400 mg for flecainide (Tambocor).