procainamide HCl


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procainamide HCl (prōkā´nəmīd),

n brand names: Procan SR, Promine, Pronestyl;
drug class: antidysrhythmic (Class IA);
action: depresses excitability of cardiac muscle to electrical stimulation and slows conduction in atrium, bundle of His, and ventricle;
uses: premature ventricular contraction, atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia, atrial dysrhythmias, ventricular tachycardia.
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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.