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Doctor insights on: Flecainide Warnings And Recalls

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What is an ECG/Echo actually looking for as a warning of a potential problem for someone on Flecainide?

What is an ECG/Echo actually looking for as a warning of a potential problem for someone on Flecainide?

Flecainide: Is a potent medication used to treat an abnormal heartbeat and prevent arrhythmias. The caveat is that it can prolong your QT interval and cause a life threatening heart beat. For this reason it should only be used under the supervision of a cardiologist. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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What is the normal dosage of flecainide?

What is the normal dosage of flecainide?

It depends for what?: Start 50 to 100 mg every twelve hours , and titrate up , max 300 to 400 mg per day, depending on which arrhythmia is being treated. Ask the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What are uses for tambocor (flecainide)?

What are uses for tambocor (flecainide)?

Tambocor (flecainide): Anti arrhythmic agent usually prescribe by a cardialogist electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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What contraindications of flecainide exist?

What contraindications of flecainide exist?

Structurual abn: Patients with structrally abnormal hearts or with baseline prlonged q t intervals should not take flecanide as it may cause an irregular rythm that can be fatal. ...Read more

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Can someone take metropolis when taking flecainide?

Can someone take metropolis when taking flecainide?

Metoprolol?: If you mean metoprolol, yes, but only under the supervision of a doctor. Speaking of super vision, did you know that clark kent lives and works in metropolis? ...Read more

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I need some info on the use of tambocor(flecainide)?

I need some info on the use of tambocor(flecainide)?

Antiarhythmic drug: Flecainide is an antiarhythmic drug that belongs to a class of antiarhythmic drugs class 1-a . It blocks the sodium current in the cell and is used to treat atrial arrhythmias. However because of its potential risk of serious side effect it is only recommended in patients with no heart disease. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Podrid
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Flecainide (Definition)

Flecainide is a rhythm control agent is a ...Read more