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Flecainide

In the US, Flecainide (flecainide systemic) is a member of the drug class group I antiarrhythmics and is used to treat Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia and Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01BC04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0054143-55-4

Chemical Formula

C17-H20-F6-N2-O3

Molecular Weight

414

Therapeutic Category

Antiarrhythmic agent, class Ic

Chemical Name

Benzamide, N-(2-piperidinylmetyl)-2,5-bis(2,2,2-trifluoroetoxy)-

Foreign Names

  • Flecainidum (Latin)
  • Flecainid (German)
  • Flécaïnide (French)
  • Flecainida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Flecainide (OS: DCIT, BAN)
  • Flécaïnide (OS: DCF)
  • Flecainide Acetate (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • R 818 (IS)
  • Flecainidacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Flécaïnide (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Flecainide acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Flecainide Acetate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Flecainidi acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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