encainide

[n] - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
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encainide

<chemical> (+-)-4-methoxy-n-(2-(2-(1-methyl-2-piperidinyl)ethyl)phenyl)- benzamide. An effective and generally well-tolerated anti-arrhythmia agent for suppressing all forms of ventricular arrhythmia. Paradoxically, however, in myocardial infarct patients with either symptomatic or asymptomatic arrhythmia, encainide exacerbates the arrhythmia...
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encainide

Enkaid noun antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
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encainide

(en-ka´nīd) a sodium channel blocking agent that acts on the Purkinje fibers and myocardium; used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of life-threatening arrhythmias.
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