disopyramide

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DISOPYRAMIDE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Norpace
Phonetic Pronunciation: (dye-so-PIR-uh-mide)
Information last revised June 2010

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This medication is used to treat certain types of serious (possibly fatal) irregular heartbeat, such as persistent ventricular tachycardia. It is used to restore normal heart rhythm and maintain a regular, steady heartbeat. Disopyramide is known as an anti-arrhythmic drug. It works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat. Treating an irregular heartbeat can decrease the risk for blood clots, and this effect can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke.
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