Definition of propafenone in English:

propafenone

(also propafenon)

noun

Pharmacology
  • A drug with anti-arrhythmic and local anaesthetic properties, used in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Medizinische Klinik. From German Propafenon from prop- (in Propyl) + -a- (in Amino-) + fen-, respelling of phen- (in pheno-) + -on.

Pronunciation

propafenone

/prəʊˈpafənəʊn/