Conversion from intravenous procainamide to oral sustained release tablets in cardiac patients.


There is as yet no established method for converting from intravenous to oral sustained release procainamide (Procan SR; Parke-Davis Canada Inc). The pharmacokinetics of simultaneous discontinuation of intravenous procainamide and administration of oral sustained release procainamide was studied in six patients with ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Patients… (More)