Procainamide

Category: Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)



Procainamide Overview

Procainamide is a medication of the antiarrhythmic class used for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It is classified by the Vaughan Williams classification system as class Ia; thus it is a sodium channel blocker of cardiomyocytes. In addition to blocking the INa current, it inhibits the IKr rectifier K+ current.[1] Procainamide is also known to induce a voltage-dependent open channel block on the batrachotoxin (BTX)-activated sodium channels in cardiomyocytes.[2&am...

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Procainamide
  • Capsule: 250mg, 375mg, 500mg
  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 500mg/ml
  • Tablet: 250mg, 375mg, 500mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1000mg, 1gm, 250mg, 500mg, 750mg
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NDC Database Records for Procainamide: (10 results)

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  • 0409-1902 Procainamide Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-1903 Procainamide Hydrochloride 500 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 14789-900 Procainamide Hydrochloride 1000 mg Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Nexus Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 51662-1334 Procainamide Hci 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 55154-4740 Procainamide Hydrochloride 500 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-6986 Procainamide Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Cardinal Health
  • 63739-459 Procainamide Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Mckesson Packaging Services Business Unit of Mckesson Corporation
  • 71872-7115 Procainamide Hydrochloride 1000 mg Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Medical Purchasing Solutions, LLC
  • 71872-7170 Procainamide Hydrochloride 1000 mg Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Medical Purchasing Solutions, LLC
  • 76329-3399 Procainamide Hydrochloride 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by International Medication Systems, Limited

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