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Doctor insights on: What Is The Difference Between Flecainide And Tambacor

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Tambocor (Definition)

Tambocor is a rhythm control agent which is a ...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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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

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What would happen if I took tambocor (flecainide) and monofeme?

Drug interactions: There are no known drug interactions between these two medications. Always tell your physician what medicines you are taking so they look at possible interactions before starting you on a new medicine. ...Read more

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Could i continue taken Tambocor (flecainide) after CABG?? Why?

Could i continue taken Tambocor (flecainide) after CABG??
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Tambocor (flecainide): Probably It depends on the initial reason for treatment,check with your cardiologist though if for AF it should be continued,Did they perform any AF surgery incidental to the CABG? ...Read more

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I'm Af Paroxymal. How long the flecainide ( tambocor) treatmant be allowed?

I'm Af Paroxymal. How long the flecainide ( tambocor) treatmant be allowed?

Depends: If it's working, one could use this over the long term. The caveat is that you should have routine stress testing done while on the medication. Also, as you get older your actuarial risk of coronary artery disease increases. The main contraindication to using flecainide is coronary artery disease, so some doctors don't like to maintain elderly patients on flecainide. ...Read more

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How many days must i stooped Tambocor (flecainide) before AF Ablation?

Check with doctor: This is an important question to ask the electrophysiologist performing your procedure, as each expert has their own style. Some may not want to stop the flecainide. Most ablationists will expect a medication to be below an effective level after 5 half-lives, which, in the case of flecainide, would suggest taking the last dose about 3 days prior to the day of your procedure. Clarify with doc. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Podrid
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Flecainide (Definition)

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