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Noun1.Tambocor - oral antiarrhythmic medication (trade name Tambocor) used as a last resort in treating arrhythmias; 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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> Rhythm control medications, including flecainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Rythmol), Sotalol (Betapace), amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), and dronedarone (Multaq)
anti-arrhythmic drugs Enkaid (encainide) and Tambocor (flecainide) in
has received final approval from the FDA for the generic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Tambocor Tablets, 50 mg, 100 mg, and 150 mg (flecainide acetate tablets, USP).
(Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it will launch Tambocor Fine Granules 10%, a new formulation of anti-arrhythmic agent Tambocor (flecainide acetate), on June 29 in Japan.
In the intention-to-treat population, 66 patients (mean age, 56.3 years) were assigned to receive ablation and 61 (mean age, 54.3 years) were allocated to receive antiarrhythmic drugs, including fle-cainide (Tambocor), propafenone (Ryth-mol), dronedarone (Multaq), amiodarone (Cordarone), dofetilide (Tikosyn), and sotalol (Betapace).
In regards to pediatric indications for other cardiovascular products, the company received approval to market the anti-arrhythmic agent Tambocor Tablets in Japan for treatment of tachyarrhythmia in pediatric patients in May 2010, and submitted an Application Based on Public Knowledge in November 2010 for the calcium channel blocking anti-arrhythmic agents Vasolan Tablets and Vasolan for Intravenous Injection.
That would be 900 mg for propafenone immediate release (IR), available generically; 850 mg for the sustained-release formulation (Rythmol SR); and 400 mg for flecainide (Tambocor).
His physician prescribed Tambocor to depress the electrical activity of Scott's heart.
(15) The court implied a duty to warn in explaining why the evidence supported punitive damages: [W]e believe that a prescription from an oncologist that a pharmacist believes to call for Tambocor, a heart medication used by cardiologists to treat arrhythmias or serious heart ailments, should cause [the pharmacist] grave concern and necessarily prompt further inquiry.
Flecainide (Tambocor) blocks the [Na.sup.+] channels and in a rate- and time-dependent manner decreases the [V.sub.max] of ventricular and Purkinje action potentials (52).
Drug Category Potential Alternatives Analgesic (pain reliever): meperidine (Demerol) acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) piroxicam (Feldene) aspirin (Bayer, others) propoxyphene (Darvon, others) oxycodone (Percocet, others) Cardiovascular (for the heart): amiodarone (Cordarone) flecainide (Tambocor) very limited clinical propafenone (Rythmol) experience quinidine (various) Antimycobacterial (Anti-TB or anti-MAC): clarithromycin (Biaxin) azithromycin (Zithromax) rifabutin (Mycobutin) ethambutol (Myambutol) Calcium Channel Blocker (for the heart): bepridil (Vascor) very limited clinical experience Ergot Alkaloid (vasoconstrictor): dihydroergotamine (D.H.E.
Tambocor had the biggest share of the market for this class of drugs.