from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Preventing or alleviating irregularities in the force or rhythm of the heart.
- n. An antiarrhythmic substance, such as lidocaine.
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- adj. Used to treat or prevent (heart) arrhythmia (irregular beat).
- n. A drug that treats or prevents (heart) arrhythmia (irregular beat).
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- n. a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
Sanofi developed Multaq as a so-called antiarrhythmic drug to treat atrial fibrillation, which affects about 2.2 million Americans and 4.5 million people in the European Union, according to figures from the American Heart Association and Sanofi.
Aryx Therapeutics tumbled 1.37, or 48%, to 1.47, after the Fremont, Calif., biopharmaceutical company said its recent partnership discussions on its antiarrhythmic treatment had fallen apart, leading it to explore other options and make its second job cut in four months.
Quinine, a famous malaria treatment, and quinidine, an antiarrhythmic medication, are made from the bark of the cinchona tree.
She should have gotten lidocaine, an antiarrhythmic.
If you are taking an antiarrhythmic or beta-blocker medication, be sure to alert all your doctors before starting an antidepressant.
Lidocaine, the antiarrhythmic and lo-cal anesthetic, for instance, could cause prolonged seizures if given intravenously in large enough doses.
- Do not associate with drugs predisposing to the occurrence of "torsades de pointes": antiarrhythmic drugs (quinidine, disopyramide, sotalol), drugs inducing hypokaliemia
We also completed the acquisition of Prism Pharmaceuticals and launched NEXTERONE, the first and only ready-to-use premixed formulation of the antiarrhythmic agent, amiodarone.
The trial, conducted over 210 patients, compared ablation therapy using the company's Phased RF ablation system with traditional medical management antiarrhythmic drugs and direct current cardioversion.
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers review dronedarone In a rigorous new review of the antiarrhythmic drug dronedarone