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A 18-year-old female asked:

Take flecainide.woke up in middle of night and as trying to fall back asleep, felt really sick.kept getting overwhelming feeling of dizziness/lightheadness even with eyes closed. also feel a tiny bit lightheaded during day at times.normal side effect?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
See your doctor : You are taking flecinide. You have a heart condition. Possibly atrial fibrillation or flutter etc. the medication has side effects but you may also be going back into the bad rhythm at night or throughout day. The dizziness etc. See your doctor about having a monitor placed to tell what is going on when you feel bad.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2017

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