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What does flecainide do?

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Drug Class: Antiarrhythmic – Class Ic

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

May Treat: · · · ·

Brand Names:

Drug Class: Antiarrhythmic – Class Ic

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Tell doctor your complete medical history
  • Space doses evenly throughout the day.
  • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
  • Tell doctor your complete medical history
  • Space doses evenly throughout the day.
  • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
  • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
  • Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol
  • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy

What are side effects of Flecainide?Any warnings while using Flecainide?Is Flecainide contraindicated for any condition?How to use Flecainide?What if you missed a dose of Flecainide?What if you overdose on Flecainide?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askHow safe is flecainide?How safe is flecainide?When administered according to recommended guidelines, flecainide is safe and is not associated with increased mortality. It is effective for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, improving quality of life in these patients. Acknowledgement: Editing was provided by Touch Briefings.

    Precautions

    • Tell doctor your complete medical history
    • Space doses evenly throughout the day.
    • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
    • Tell doctor your complete medical history
    • Space doses evenly throughout the day.
    • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
    • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
    • Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol
    • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy

    What are side effects of Flecainide?Any warnings while using Flecainide?Is Flecainide contraindicated for any condition?How to use Flecainide?What if you missed a dose of Flecainide?What if you overdose on Flecainide?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?How safe is flecainide? When administered according to recommended guidelines, flecainide is safe and is not associated with increased mortality. It is effective for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, improving quality of life in these patients. Acknowledgement: Editing was provided by Touch Briefings.

    What are the side effects of flecainide? Side effects of flecainide include: visual disturbances. dizziness. irregular heartbeat (arrhythmias) swelling. weakness. strong or irregular heartbeat (palpitations) fatigue.

    How should I take flecainide?

    How to take flecainide

    • Before you start the treatment, read the manufacturer’s printed information leaflet from inside the pack.
    • Your doctor will tell you what the right dose of flecainide is for you.
    • Try to take your doses around the same times of day, as this will help you to remember to take them regularly.
    • You can take flecainide either before or after food.

    Does flecainide cause weight loss? Weight loss is found among people who take Flecainide acetate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Singulair, and have Narcolepsy.

    How should I take flecainide?

    How should I take flecainide?

    How to take flecainide

    • Before you start the treatment, read the manufacturer’s printed information leaflet from inside the pack.
    • Your doctor will tell you what the right dose of flecainide is for you.
    • Try to take your doses around the same times of day, as this will help you to remember to take them regularly.
    • You can take flecainide either before or after food.

    Does flecainide cause weight loss? Weight loss is found among people who take Flecainide acetate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Singulair, and have Narcolepsy.

    Is flecainide a blood thinner? The flecainide is an antiarrhythmic drug, i.e., it tries to control abnormal rhythms of the heart, and in the case of atrial fibrillation, will try to keep the heart in a normal sinus rhythm. The Coumadin is a blood thinner that helps prevent strokes in persons with atrial fibrillation.

    Does flecainide cause insomnia? Insomnia is found among people who take Flecainide acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Renal failure chronic.