flecainide


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flecainide

 [flĕ-ka´nīd]
a sodium channel blocking agent that decreases the rate of cardiac conduction and increases the ventricular refractory period; used as the acetate salt in treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias.

flecainide

(flĭ-kā′nīd′)
n.
A drug, C17H20F6N2O3, that stabilizes membranes and has local anesthetic activity, used in its acetate form to treat serious arrhythmias.

flecainide

Tambocor® Cardiology An antiarrhythmic that fell into disfavor after the CAST trials demonstrated a 3.5-fold ↑ in arrhythmia-induced death in treated Pts. See CAST, Encainide. It also may relieve neuropathic pain, the burning, stabbing, or stinging pain that may arise from damage to nerves caused by some types of cancer or cancer treatment
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An electrocardiogram showed that her initial rhythm was atypical atrial flutter with an excessively wide QRS complex of 280 milliseconds, and QRS morphology (lead aVR) was suggestive of potential flecainide toxicity (Figure 1a).
Previous studies demonstrated that elimination of the arrhythmogenic substrate associated with disappearance of the Brugada ECG pattern as confirmed by flecainide testing indicates successful outcome [2, 7].
In this study, we evaluate the efficacy of carvedilol and flecainide in abolishing [Ca.sup.2+] abnormalities in CPVT patient-specific hiPSC-derived CMs carrying different mutations in RYR2.
A negative test does not rule out the presence of a latent Brugada Syndrome, since a previous study showed that flecainide testing has 77% sensibility and 80% specificity [12].
Vescina et al., "Relationship between serum concentrations of flecainide and fluoride in humans," Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico, vol.
Bonnefoy, "Arrhythmogenic effect of flecainide toxicity," Cardiology Journal, vol.
Naomi was prescribed a drug called flecainide, which doctors at the Freeman Hospital's Children's Heart Unit said would slow Jacob's heart rate down.
SOME DRUGS THAT CAN CAUSE OR EXACERBATE HEART FAILURE Condition Drugs Arrhythmia dronedarone, flecainide, disopyramide, sotalol Cancer anthracydines and many other agents Depression citalopram, lithium Diabetes thiazolidinediones, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors Fungal infections amphotericin B Hypertension doxazosin, diltiazem, verapamil, moxonidine Malaria chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine Migraines ergotamine, methysergide Pain prescription and nonprescription NSAIDs Parkinson's pergolide, pramipexole, bromocriptine Platelet disorders anagrelide, cilostazol Pulmonary disease bosentan, epoprostenol, albuterol Rheumatologic TNF-a inhibitors diseases
He asks her to schedule an appointment with his office, plus stop by the pharmacy and pick up a new prescription for flecainide on her way home.
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His medical history included atrial fibrillation (AF) treated with flecainide, and a 30-pack year smoking history.