Disease Information for Encainide (Enkaid) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Hypotension with Relative Bradycardia
Low Blood Pressure
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Widened QRS pattern (ECG)
EKG/AV Nodal Block/Complete
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Digitalis toxicity/poisoning
Associated Disease & Complications
Bradyarrhythmias
Cardiac conduction defects
Heart block, complete
Hypotension
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-arrhythmic medication (example)
DRUG/Cardiovascular meds (examples)
DRUG/Class I antiarrhythmic drug (example)
DRUG/Class IC antiarrhythmic agent (example)
DRUG/Class one/sodium channel myocardial blocker (example)
DRUG/Proarrhythmic drug effect (example)
DRUG/Sodium-channel block effect/toxicity
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Hypotension relative bradycardia
Synonyms
Synonym
admin TOXIC, Benzamide 4 methoxy N (2 (2 (1 methyl 2 piperidinyl)ethyl)phenyl) (+ ), Encainide, Encainide (product), Encainide (substance), ENCAINIDE PREPARATION, Brand name/Enkaid (Encainide)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
DRUG/Half-life relatively long
Definition

Anti-arrhythmic medication; Von Williams class I-C;

causes torsade de points ventricular tachycardia

and ventricular arrhythmias and deaths (on CAST trials); withdrawn as toxic drug

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