New antiarrhythmic agents. Amiodarone, aprindine, disopyramide, ethmozin, mexiletine, tocainide, verapamil

Douglas P. Zipes, Paul J. Troup

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Abstract

The present status, clinical experience, side effects, clinical pharmacology and electrophysiologic actions of seven new antiarrhythmic agents are reviewed. The drugs selected for comment are amiodarone, aprindine, disopyramide, ethmozin, mexiletine, tocainide and verapamil. Each drug has been shown to have clinical efficacy in suppressing cardiac arrhythmias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1005-1024
Number of pages20
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - May 22 1978

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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