Molecule of the Week
This molecule was originally selected on June 2, 2003
Regarding this week’s selected substance:
Lidocaine is both a local anesthetic and an antiarrhythmic drug. In emergency medical situations, patients with irregular heart beats frequently receive lidocaine injections or drips.
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You can also locate this record from 1967 which was perhaps an early indication of the antiarrhythmic activity of lidocaine.
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