tocainide


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Related to tocainide: mexiletine, flecainide
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Synonyms for tocainide

antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Tonocard) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias when less dangerous drugs have failed

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Interacting Drug Comments Antiarrhythmic Rifampin appears to substantially enhance the agents metabolism of several antiarrhythmic drugs such as disopyramide, mexiletine, propafenone, quinidine, and tocainide. An adjustment in antiarrhythmic dosage may be needed if rifampin therapy is initiated, discontinued, or changed.
Other discharge medications were atenolol 50 mg/d, triamterene 50 mg/hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg daily, dipyridamole 100 mg four times daily, tocainide 600 mg three times daily, probenecid 1 g twice daily, and dicloxacillin 1 g four times daily.