Definition of Antiarrhythmic

1. Noun. A drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm.




Definition of Antiarrhythmic

1. Adjective. (context: of a drug) Used to treat or prevent (heart) arrhythmia (irregular beat). ¹

2. Noun. A drug that treats or prevents (heart) arrhythmia (irregular beat). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antiarrhythmic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Antiarrhythmic

1. An agent that prevents or alleviates cardiac arrhythmia. (18 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Antiarrhythmic

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1. Proceedings of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Symposium on edited by Judith H. LaRosa, Michael J. Horan, Eugene R. Passamani (1996)
"The problem of sudden death postinfarction and the role of antiarrhythmic agents is also unresolved. The Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)34 has ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The prolonged ECG monitoring is indispensable to evaluate the real necessity of an antiarrhythmic therapy and to establish the therapeutic approach. ..."

3. Solid Phase Extraction in Sample Preparation: An Applications Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Mitsuhashi, H., Heart and Vessels, 1:29-35 (1985), Canine Digitalis Arrhythmia as a Model for Detecting Na-Channel Blocking antiarrhythmic Drugs: A ..."

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