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Is flecainide a good medication to control svt?

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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Svt

yes one of the good ones.

In brief: Svt

yes one of the good ones.
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine

In brief: As good as any

As any medicine it may ( not nesseserily will) cause some side effects, that sometimes (rare enough) might be serious, but having svt is much more serious than a possibility of side effects from medication.

In brief: As good as any

As any medicine it may ( not nesseserily will) cause some side effects, that sometimes (rare enough) might be serious, but having svt is much more serious than a possibility of side effects from medication.
Dr. Marianna Post
Dr. Marianna Post
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David Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: It can be

Controlling svt is one of the approved uses for flecainide.
However, you cardiologist is the best person to decide what is right to treat your svt. I'd go with their recommendation.

In brief: It can be

Controlling svt is one of the approved uses for flecainide.
However, you cardiologist is the best person to decide what is right to treat your svt. I'd go with their recommendation.
David Miller
David Miller
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