Disopyramide - Drug Information

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General Information on Disopyramide

Generic Name : Disopyramide

Pronunciation : dye soe peer' a mide

Latest prescription information about Disopyramide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.2 | Therapeutic Classification : Antiarrhythmics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Disopyramide

India : 

International : 

Norpace Cap, Regubeat Tab

Why is Disopyramide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antiarrhythmic, prescribed for abnormal heart rhythms. It works by making the heart more resistant to abnormal activity.

When should Disopyramide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with cardiogenic shock, third degree AV block and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Disopyramide?

Adult: PO- 300-800 mg/day in divided doses. IV- 2 mg/kg (max: 150 mg), followed by 200 mg via oral admin after completion of injection.

How should Disopyramide be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Disopyramide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney or liver disease, increased eye pressure, myasthenia gravis, urinary retention, prostate enlargement, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid becoming overheated; otherwise heat stroke may occur.

What are the side effects of Disopyramide?

   Most Common : Dry mouth, urinary hesitancy, constipation, blurred vision and dry nose/eyes/ throat.
   Genitourinary : Urinary retention and urinary frequency impotence.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, abdominal pain, bloating/gas, loss of appetite, diarrhea and vomiting.
   General : Dizziness, general fatigue/muscle weakness, headache, uneasiness and aches/pains.
   Heart : Low blood pressure, heart failure, weight gain, shortness of breath, fainting and chest pain.
   Skin : Generalized rash and itching.
   Central nervous system : Nervousness.
   Miscellaneous : Decrease in potassium level in blood and elevated cholesterol/triglycerides.

What are the other precautions for Disopyramide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Disopyramide?

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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