Flecainide definition

flĭ-kānīd
A drug, C17 H20 F6 N2 O3 , that stabilizes membranes and has local anesthetic activity, and is used in its acetate form to treat ventricular arrhythmias.
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A drug, C17 H20 F6 N2 O3 , that stabilizes membranes and has local anesthetic activity, used in its acetate form to treat serious arrhythmias.
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Origin of flecainide

  • fl(uoro)– e(thoxy) probably (lido)cain(e) (am)ide

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition