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Related to Enkaid: amiodarone, flecainide, Procainamide, tocainide, Propafenone, Moricizine
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Synonyms for Enkaid

antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients

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35) After approval, clinical trials sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute revealed a two-and-a-half-fold increase in mortality among patients treated with Tambocor or Enkaid (encainide HCl) - another antiarrthythmic agent - compared to patients receiving a placebo.