procaine amide hydrochloride

procaine amide hydrochloride
procainamide hydrochloride.

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  • procainamide — pro·cain·amide (.)prō kān ə .mīd, məd; .kān am əd n a base of an amide related to procaine that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C13H21N3O·HCl as a cardiac depressant esp. in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias see PRONESTYL * * * n …   Medical dictionary

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