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Quinidine

Also known as Nuedexta, Quinora, Cardioquin, Quin-G, Quin-Release, Quinaglute, Kiditard, Quinicardine, Quinidex, and Quinadure


Quinidine is a pharmaceutical agent that acts as a class I antiarrhythmic agent (Ia) 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $39.18 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed quinidine to treat atrial fibrillation, rabies, blastomycosis, and west nile virus.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking quinidine most commonly experience side effects like diarrhea, fatigue, and palpitations.

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