Propafenone

Propafenone

Propafenone is 1C class anti-arrhythmic drug with local anesthetic effects and direct stabilizing action on myocardial membranes. It acts by blocking sodium channel. It slows down sodium influx into cardiac muscle cells, causing a decrease in excitability of the cells. In addition, it has beta adrenergic blocking property which is responsible for it bradycardia and broncospasm effect.

Indications: 
Supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias etc

Side effects: 

Alteration in taste, allergic skin rashes, leucopenia, bradycardia, headache, dizziness, visual disturbance, GI disturbance etc

Dosage Form:

Propafenone 150 mg tablets

Compositions:

Brand Names (Company Name)

Pradil (Emcure)

Rhythmonorm (Zydus Cadila)

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