quinidine


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quin·i·dine

 (kwĭn′ĭ-dēn′)
n.
A bitter alkaloid, C20H24N2O2, that is a stereoisomer of quinine, used in the form of its salts to treat malaria and certain cardiac arrhythmias.

quinidine

(ˈkwɪnɪˌdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a crystalline alkaloid drug that is an optically active diastereoisomer of quinine: used to treat heart arrhythmias. Formula: C20H24N2O2

quin•i•dine

(ˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪn)

n.
a colorless, crystalline alkaloid, isomeric with quinine, obtained from cinchona bark and used for treating malaria and arrhythmia.
[1830–40; quin (ine) + -idine]
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Noun1.quinidine - cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
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quin·i·dine

n. quinidina, alcaloide derivado de una Cinchona que se usa en irregularidades cardíacas.
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The unlicensed substances to which the vet pleaded guilty to having in his possession were catasol, a painkiller used in animals; quinidine sulfate, used to treat atrial fibrillation in horses; and Hemo 15, a supplement that contains cobalt, a naturally occurring trace mineral for which there are established thresholds.
Small studies have shown the benefit of quinidine, but overall, drug therapy is not proven to be beneficial.
Quinidine is currently being used in patients with ICD and multiple shocks; cases in which ICD implantation is contraindicated; or for the treatment of supraventricular arrhythmias.
20) Quinidine is an avid inhibitor of CYP2D6, even at very low dosages.
Cummings, told me that he cautions physicians against prescribing the dextromethorphan plus quinidine combination to patients with Alzheimer's disease agitation, even though controlling Alzheimer's agitation is a major unmet need for patients and their families.
WASHINGTON--Daily treatment with a combined formulation of dextromethorphan and quinidine led to a significant and clinically meaningful cut in agitation episodes among patients with Alzheimer's disease in a controlled, phase II 10-week study with 159 patients.
WASHINGTON -- Daily treatment with a combined formulation of dextromethorphan and quinidine led to a significant and clinically meaningful cut in agitation episodes among patients with Alzheimer's disease in a controlled, phase II, 10-week study with 159 patients.
Some studies have evaluated the role of quinidine in the treatment of Brugada syndrome and found it to be effective in preventing polymorphic VT and VF in this condition (10).
Goldstein and his colleagues tested the supplement against quinidine, a known CYP2D6 inhibitor.
Parenteral artesunate, a first-line treatment for severe malaria in several countries, is associated with increased survival and has a better safety profile compared with parenteral quinine or quinidine (1,2).
AVP-786 is a novel investigational drug product consisting of a combination of deuterium modified dextromethorphan and ultra-low dose quinidine, said the company.
Cardiac toxicity has been a major concern with the use of IV quinine or quinidine, with quinidine considered to be more toxic than 4 , 6 quinine .