Definition of Tocainide

1. Noun. Antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Tonocard) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias when less dangerous drugs have failed.

Exact synonyms: Tonocard
Generic synonyms: Antiarrhythmic, Antiarrhythmic Drug, Antiarrhythmic Medication
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Tocainide

1. Noun. A particular kind of lidocaine antiarrhythmic drug that is no longer sold in the United States. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Tocainide

1. 2-amino-n-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)propanamide. An antiarrhythmic agent which exerts a potential- and frequency-dependent block of sodium channels. It is generally well tolerated but induces pulmonary complications in some patients. Pharmacological action: anti-arrhythmia agents. Chemical name: Propanamide, 2-amino-N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tocainide

tobogin
tobogins
tobramycin
tobramycin adenylyltransferase
tobreak
tobrest
tobroken
tobruise
tobruised
toburst
toby
toby fillpot jug
toby jug
toc
toc-
tocainide (current term)
tocainide hydrochloride
tocamphyl
toccata
toccatalike
toccatas
toccate
toccer
tocher
tochered
tochering
tochers
toches
tochilinite
tochus

Literary usage of Tocainide

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1. Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Cause & Treatment by Margaret Strock (1996)
"Some medications that may cause cognitive impairment Type of medication and generic name a Antiarrhythmic agents: disopyramide, quinidine, tocainide ..."

2. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... and tocainide) and antiarrhythmic agents have been used clinically to treat neuropathic pain (Brose and Cousins, 1991; ..."

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