Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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