Procainamide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Procainamide Properties

Procainamide

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Description

 

Procainamide is an agent indicated for production of local or regional anesthesia and in the treatment of ventricular tachycardia occurring during cardiac manipulation, such as surgery or catheterization, or which may occur during acute myocardial infarction, digitalis toxicity, or other cardiac diseases. It blocks open sodium channels and prolongs the cardiac action potential and it results in slowed conduction, ultimately the decreased rate of rise of the action potential, which may result in widening of QRS on electrocardiogram.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Biocoryl; Novocainamid; Novocainamide; Novocaine Amide; Novocamid; Procaine Amide; Procamide; Procan; Procan Sr; Procanbid; Procapan; Promine; Pronestyl; Pronestyl-Sr
CAS Number 51-06-9
ChEBI 8428
EINECS Number 200-078-8
IUPAC Name 4-Amino-N-(2-diethylaminoethyl)benzamide
InChI 1S/C13H21N3O/c1-3-16(4-2)10-9-15-13(17)11-5-7-12(14)8-6-11/h5-8H,3-4,9-10,14H2,1-2H3,(H,15,17)
InChIKey REQCZEXYDRLIBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Molar Mass 235.325 g/mol
Molecular Formula C13H21N3O
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