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Definitions for quinidine
ˈkwɪn ɪˌdin, -dɪnquini·dine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quinidine, Quinidex, Quinoranoun

    cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias

Wiktionary

  1. quinidinenoun

    An isomer of quinine that is used as an antiarrhythmic agent

Wikipedia

  1. Quinidine

    Quinidine is a class IA antiarrhythmic agent used to treat heart rhythm disturbances. It is the enantiomer of antimalarial agent quinine, originally derived from the bark of the cinchona tree. The drug causes increased action potential duration, as well as a prolonged QT interval. As of 2019, its IV formulation is no longer being manufactured for use in the United States.

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  1. quinidine

    Quinidine is a medication that is commonly used to treat cardiac arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-arrhythmics, and it works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat. By doing this, quinidine helps to stabilize and maintain a regular heartbeat. Its usage should be under the supervision of a healthcare provider due to potential side effects and interactions with other drugs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quinidinenoun

    an alkaloid isomeric with, and resembling, quinine, found in certain species of cinchona, from which it is extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; conchinine. It is used somewhat as a febrifuge

Wikidata

  1. Quinidine

    Quinidine is a pharmaceutical agent that acts as a class I antiarrhythmic agent in the heart. It is a stereoisomer of quinine, originally derived from the bark of the cinchona tree. The drug causes increased action potential duration, as well as a prolonged QT interval.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Quinidine

    An optical isomer of quinine, extracted from the bark of the Cinchona tree and similar plant species. This alkaloid dampens the excitability of cardiac and skeletal muscles by blocking sodium and potassium currents across cellular membranes. It prolongs cellular action potential, and decreases automaticity. Quinidine also blocks muscarinic and alpha-adrenergic neurotransmission.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinidine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinidine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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