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procainamide

noun pro·cain·amide \ (ˌ)prō-ˈkān-ə-ˌmīd , -məd; -ˌkān-ˈam-əd \

medical Definition of procainamide

:a base of an amide related to procaine that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C13H21N3O·HCl as a cardiac depressant especially in the treatment of ventricular and atrial arrhythmias — see pronestyl

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