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Monitoring of N-Acetylprocainamide (NAPA) in a Patient Being Treated with Procainamide

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

One of the metabolites of procainamide (PA) is N-acetylprocainamide (NAPA). NAPA has some clinical activity but is more important in contributing to toxicity if it accumulates.

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