encainide

noun
antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
Syn: ↑Enkaid
Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Enkaid)

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