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Medications for Ventricular Arrhythmia

Drugs associated with Ventricular Arrhythmia

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Ventricular Arrhythmia: A cardiac arrhythmia which originates from within the ventricles.

Isolated ventricular contractions are referred to as premature ventricular contractions. Frequent premature ventricular contractions can be potentially unstable and can degrade to a more serious rhythm or cardiac arrest.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
sotalol Rx B N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: sotalol systemic

Brand names:  Betapace, Sorine, Sotylize

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers, group III antiarrhythmics

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Betapace Rx B N X 1 review Add

Generic name: sotalol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers, group III antiarrhythmics

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magnesium sulfate Rx/OTC D N Add review Add

Generic name: magnesium sulfate systemic

Brand name:  Epsom Salt

Drug class: laxatives, minerals and electrolytes, miscellaneous anticonvulsants

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Generic name: magnesium sulfate systemic

Drug class: laxatives, minerals and electrolytes, miscellaneous anticonvulsants

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Sorine Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: sotalol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers, group III antiarrhythmics

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Sotylize Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: sotalol systemic

Drug class: non-cardioselective beta blockers, group III antiarrhythmics

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Endrate Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: edetate disodium (edta) systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous cardiovascular agents

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acebutolol Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: acebutolol systemic

Brand name:  Sectral

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers, group II antiarrhythmics

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Sectral Rx B N X Add review Add

Generic name: acebutolol systemic

Drug class: cardioselective beta blockers, group II antiarrhythmics

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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