antiarrhythmic drug

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Noun1.antiarrhythmic drug - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythmantiarrhythmic drug - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
amiodarone, Cordarone - an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective
encainide, Enkaid - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
flecainide, 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
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
mexiletine, Mexitil - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Mexitil) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias
Quinidex, quinidine, Quinora - cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
tocainide, Tonocard - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Tonocard) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias when less dangerous drugs have failed
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Studies found that improving the conversion rate of atrial fibrillation and maintaining sinus rhythm was the key after rheumatic heart disease associated valve replacement.12,13 Amiodarone which is the third class of antiarrhythmic drug is a [beta] and [alpha] adrenergic receptor inhibitor.
(NASDAQ: CORV) (TSX: CORV), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing hospital drugs, today announced that an abstract highlighting the results of the SPECTRUM study evaluating Brinavess(vernakalant hydrochloride, IV), the Company's antiarrhythmic drug for the rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation (AF), was selected for a poster presentation at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2019 Congress taking place August 31 - September 4, 2019, in Paris.
The results from a 10-year randomized trial known as the CABANA trial (Catheter Ablation versus Antiarrhythmic Drug trial for Atrial Fibrillation) have recently been released.
According to the company, Brinavess (vernakalant HCl, IV) is an antiarrhythmic drug that acts preferentially in the atria by prolonging atrial refractoriness and slowing impulse conduction in a rate-dependent fashion.
Initiation of anticoagulation treatment started in 4.0% of the entire screened group, compared with 1.9% of the controls, The screened people also had a 0.9% rate of receiving a pacemaker or defibrillator, a 0.8% rate of starting on treatment with an antiarrhythmic drug, and a 0.3% rate of undergoing catheter ablation, compared with none, 0.3%, and one of the controls, respectively, said Dr.
This poster presentation highlights reduced hospitalization in patients treated with Brinavess, Correvio's antiarrhythmic drug for the rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation, from a clinical survey assessing patients with acute AF at the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center located in Hadera, Israel.
BOSTON -- Ablation of atrial fibrillation led to significantly better quality of life improvements, compared with antiarrhythmic drug therapy, in a prespecified, secondary analysis of data from the CABANA multicenter, randomized trial with 2,204 patients.
Cardiology department did not suggest any antiarrhythmic drug, but cardiac enzymes, ECG follow-up, and low molecular weight heparin application were suggested.
Risk of atrial fibrillation after atrial flutter ablation: impact of AF history, gender, and antiarrhythmic drug medication.
In the current study, the effect of SSYX capsule has been tested in an animal study and it was also indicated by randomized double-blinded, positive drug-controlled clinical trials.[2] However, the working mechanism of SSYX capsule as antiarrhythmic drug is not completely clear yet.[3],[4] This study tried to investigate the effect of SSYX capsule on the myocardial electrophysiology of acute AF dog model.
Propafenone (Rythmol, Abbott, Chicago, IL, USA) is a group 1C antiarrhythmic drug that has sodium channel-blocking effects.
Therefore, we chose antiarrhythmic drug therapy, indicated in subjects with syncope due to rapid AF (Ic) [4].