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Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Flecainide: Flecainide is a very effective but potentially dangerous drug. While you can use it with metoprolol it should be done carefully and by staff familiar with the use of both drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Prakash Deedwania
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Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more


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Why is my face sore and lip twitching while taking metoprolol and flecainide ?

Why is my face sore and lip twitching while taking metoprolol and flecainide ?

Hard to say.: These are not common side effects of either of these meds. Lip twitching can be due to a variety of other issues most of which are benign, but the facial soreness is a little bit more concerning. Really depends upon where the soreness is located. Could represent a variety of dermatologic conditions or even sinusitis or dental issues. ...Read more

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Can flecainide 50 mg with metoprolol tart 25 mg cause skin to start itching after taking it for a while?

Can flecainide 50 mg with metoprolol tart 25 mg cause skin to start itching after taking it for a while?

Medication/Itching: According to litt's d.E.R.M. Manual, drug eruptions & reactions manual, metoprolol can cause itching in 1-5% of patients and flecainide can cause itching in 1% of the population. ...Read more

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Why should a beta blocker be taken in rhythm with Flecainide, other than lowering heart rate if I go back into AF?

Why should a beta blocker be taken in rhythm with Flecainide, other than lowering heart rate if I go back into AF?

Beta block: There are a variety of indications for beta blockade including helping to modulate AF and its manifestations,sometimes in conjunction with other medicines;discuss with your prescribing physician for specifics pertinent to you ...Read more

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I'm on warfarin and flecainide. Why should flecainide should always be used in conjunction with a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker?

I'm on warfarin and flecainide. Why should flecainide should always be used in conjunction with a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker?

Recurrence: Atrial fibrillation can still recur with Flecainide and Flecainide does not prevent rapid heart rate from Atrial fib. Thus the need for drugs like beta blockers and either of the 2 calcium channel blockers that effectively controls the rate just in case. ...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 had atrial fibrillation 4months ago dr found my thyroid levels were high am on flecainide 100mg thyroid level ok do I still need med. ?

I had atrial fibrillation  4months ago dr found my thyroid levels were high  am on  flecainide 100mg thyroid level ok do I still need med. ?

Maybe not: We try to identify a reversible precipitating cause for atrial fibrillation, so that fixing that cause may result in elimination of atrial fib. In your case, hyperthyroidism may be a precipitating cause, and once the thyroid fn. Has normalized, you may be watched off flecainide, to see if you have a recurrence. ...Read more

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What are the uses of metoprolol?

What are the uses of metoprolol?

Lots: Metoprolol is a beta blocker class of medicine and used for a wide variety of condtions. Here's just a few 1 : high blood pressure 2: congestive heart failure (reduces progression of disease) 3: suppress abnormal rhythms (eg. Atrial fibrillation 4: prevent heart attacks. There's more! seeing how many indications there are, bet a blockers are quite important in managing cardio vascular disease. ...Read more

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Flecainide (Definition)

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