Quinidine

What is Quinidine?

Quinidine is a pharmaceutical agent that acts as a class I antiarrhythmic agent (Ia) in the heart. It is a stereoisomer of quinine, originally derived from the bark of the cinchona tree. The drug causes increased action potential duration, as well as a prolonged QT interval.

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Is quinidine advised for men who complain of sudden hot flushes with sévère sweating .My patient is 85yrs old , diabetic, hypertensive, complaining...

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My mother had a brain aneurysm in 1971 and is now 76 y.o. She has fairly severe dementia ad occasionally cries out for no apparent reason (lability...

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There is no great evidence that they help

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Nuedexta used for PBA contains Dextometharphon plus quinidine....

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My brother had a stroke in 1999 and now when he laughs he cannot stop so he chokes and turns purple. How can we prevent this without taking away...

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Possible pseudobulbar affect.

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