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Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Reference work entry

Synonyms

Membrane-Active Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Definition

One of a group of drugs (examples include amiodarone, sotalol, and flecainide) that affect cardiac arrhythmias by acting on certain cellular ion channels involved in the propagation of electrical impulses through the heart.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Cardiac Arrhythmia Antiarrhythmic Drug Electrical Impulse 
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