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Just put me on flecainide. I read the side effect. Should I take it?

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Dr. Jimmy Lin
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Some cardiac arrhythmia needs to be treated.
Many arrhythmia does not need to be treated. So if your physician elected to put you on flecainide, that means taking medication is much better than not taking it. So, you should take it. But do talk to him or her about your concern..

In brief: Yes

Some cardiac arrhythmia needs to be treated.
Many arrhythmia does not need to be treated. So if your physician elected to put you on flecainide, that means taking medication is much better than not taking it. So, you should take it. But do talk to him or her about your concern..
Dr. Jimmy Lin
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Flecainide

Discuss with your physician.
The drug is safe in the right patients but dangerous in the 'wrong' patients. We don't use the agent lightly. If you're one of the patients with a high probability of being helped by the drug and low probability of harm, that should explain it to you.

In brief: Flecainide

Discuss with your physician.
The drug is safe in the right patients but dangerous in the 'wrong' patients. We don't use the agent lightly. If you're one of the patients with a high probability of being helped by the drug and low probability of harm, that should explain it to you.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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