Enkaid


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Noun1.Enkaid - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
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anti-arrhythmic drugs Enkaid (encainide) and Tambocor (flecainide) in
Nonetheless, on October 31, 1985 - only three months later - FDA approved Tambocor for patients with less severe as well as life-threatening arrhythmias.(35) After approval, clinical trials sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute revealed a two-and-a-half-fold increase in mortality among patients treated with Tambocor or Enkaid (encainide HCl) - another antiarrthythmic agent - compared to patients receiving a placebo.
Antiarrhythmics -- quinidine, Pronestyl/Procan, Norpace, Tonocard, Tambocor, Mexitil, Cardarone, Enkaid, DecaBid