Active Ingredient(s): Procainamide
FDA Approved: * January 31, 1996
Pharm Company: * KING PHARMS
Category: Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)

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Procanbid Overview

Procainamide (PCA) 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. ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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