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Medications for Arrhythmia

Other names: Heart Palpitations; Palpitations

What is Arrhythmia: An arrhythmia is any disorder of heart rate or rhythm.

Compare drugs associated with Arrhythmia

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
amiodarone Rx D N 25 reviews
5.0

Generic name: amiodarone systemic

Brand names:  Cordarone, Pacerone, Nexterone

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cordarone Rx D N 5 reviews
5.0

Generic name: amiodarone systemic

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Tikosyn Rx C N 35 reviews
8.0

Generic name: dofetilide systemic

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
verapamil Rx C N X 9 reviews
6.0

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Brand names:  Calan, Calan SR, Verelan, Covera-HS, Isoptin SR, Verelan PM

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
propranolol Rx C N X 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: propranolol systemic

Brand name:  Inderal

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

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Inderal Rx C N X 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: propranolol systemic

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

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Pacerone Rx D N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: amiodarone systemic

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Calan Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Mexitil Rx C N 3 reviews
6.0

Generic name: mexiletine systemic

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Norpace Rx C N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: disopyramide systemic

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Calan SR Rx C N X 1 review
7.0

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
lidocaine Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine systemic

Brand names:  Anestacaine, Dilocaine, DentiPatch, L-Caine, Lidoject 1, Nervocaine, UAD Caine, Xylocaine HCl, Truxacaine

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics, group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Nexterone Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: amiodarone systemic

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cardioquin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: quinidine systemic

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
mexiletine Rx C N 4 reviews
6.0

Generic name: mexiletine systemic

Brand name:  Mexitil

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
quinidine Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: quinidine systemic

Brand names:  Cardioquin, Quinidex Extentabs, Quin-G

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Verelan Rx C N X Add review
1.0

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Anestacaine Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics, group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Covera-HS Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dofetilide Rx C N 37 reviews
8.0

Generic name: dofetilide systemic

Brand name:  Tikosyn

Drug class: group III antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Isoptin SR Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: verapamil systemic

Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
disopyramide Rx C N X 4 reviews
8.0

Generic name: disopyramide systemic

Brand names:  Norpace, Norpace CR

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Norpace CR Rx C N X 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: disopyramide systemic

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
procainamide Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: procainamide systemic

Brand names:  Procanbid, Pronestyl, Pronestyl-SR

Drug class: group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Dilocaine Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: lidocaine systemic

Drug class: local injectable anesthetics, group I antiarrhythmics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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