antiarrhythmic

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antiarrhythmic

[‚an·tē‚ā′rith·mik]
(medicine)
An agent that prevents or alleviates cardiac arrhythmia.
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Cardiac medications, [beta]-blockers with marked antidysrhythmic (quinidine-like) effects (e.
Amiodarone, while a highly effective antidysrhythmic, has the potential to cause severe pulmonary toxicity, ranging from mild, reversible injury to pulmonary fibrosis.
Table II Drugs to Be Avoided or Used with Caution in Persons with Myasthenia Gravis (24-27) Drug Type Drug Local anesthetic Procaine Antibiotics Tetracycline Streptomyciin Neomycin Bacitracin Tetracycline Calcium Channel Blockers Nifedipine Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Corticosteroids Beta Blockers Propanolol Antidysrhythmic Procainamide Quinine Quindine Biologic Response Modifier Alpha Interferon Sedatives/Hypnotics Barbiturates Morphine Benzodiazepines
These patients may be on beta blockers and antidysrhythmic drugs, which should be continued through the perioperative period.