What Are You Struggling With?

Procainamide

Generic Name:

Procainamide

What are the Indications of Procainamide?

  • Wide variety ventricular and atrial arrhythmias, PAC, PVC, VTach, post cardioversion

What are the Actions of Procainamide?

Decreases excitability and slows conduction velocity

What is the Therapeutic Class of Procainamide?

Antiarrhythmic (Class IA Na Channel Blocker)

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Date Published - Aug 28, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 9, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.