Definition of Encainide
1. Noun. Antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients.
Generic synonyms: Antiarrhythmic, Antiarrhythmic Drug, Antiarrhythmic Medication
Language type: Trade Name
Medical Definition of Encainide
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Literary usage of Encainide
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1. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"Preliminary report: effect of encainide and flecainide on mortality in a randomized trial of arrhythmia suppression after myocardial infarction. ..."
2. The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society by Celso Grebogi, James A. Yorke (1997)
"“Preliminary Report: Effect of encainide and Flecainide on Mortality in a ... “Mortality and Morbidity in Patients Receiving encainide, Flecainide, ..."