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Disopyramide

Introduction

Name

  • Disopyramide.

Class of drug

  • Class IA antidysrhythmic agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Acetazolamide, loop diuretics, thiazides
  • The toxicity of disopyramide may be increased if hypokalemia develops.
Verapamil
  • See also verapamil Verapamil.
  • Do not use within 48 hours.
Antiarrhythmic agents
  • Widening of QRS complexes or QT interval may occur.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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