moricizine - oral, Ethmozine
GENERIC NAME: MORICIZINE - ORAL (mor-IH-sizz-een)
BRAND NAME(S): Ethmozine
WARNING: Although this medication and others like it are used to treat certain kinds of irregular heartbeats, they may rarely cause serious (sometimes fatal) irregular heartbeats. Therefore, moricizine should be used carefully only in selected patients. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
USES: This medication is used to treat serious, possibly life-threatening, abnormally fast heartbeats (e.g., persistent ventricular tachycardia). Moricizine belongs to a class of drugs known as antidysrhythmics. It works by blocking the abnormal electrical activity of an abnormal heartbeat so that the normal heartbeat can occur.
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