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FLECARITE 50 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FLECARITE

Flecainide(50mg)

food interaction for FLECARITE

alcohol interaction for FLECARITE

pregnancy interaction for FLECARITE

lactation interaction for FLECARITE

medicine interaction for FLECARITE

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It is better to take Flecarite 50 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flecarite 50 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FLECARITE

    Flecainide(50mg)

    Uses

    Flecarite 50 mg tablet is used in the treatment of arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat)

    How it works

    Flecarite 50 mg tablet treats irregular heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

    Common side effects

    Dizziness, Blurred vision, Breathlessness, Abnormal heart rhythm, Headache, Palpitations, Double vision, Weakness, Fatigue, Fever, Edema, Irregular heart rate

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR FLECARITE 50 MG TABLET

    Patients taking FLECARITE 50 MG TABLET

    • 82%
      Twice A Day
    • 9%
      Thrice A Day
    • 9%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FLECARITE

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR FLECARITE

    • Flecainide should be used with caution in patients with the following medical conditions: history of heart attack, structural heart disease or abnormal left ventricular function, sudden onset of rapid and irregular heart beat (acute atrial fibrillation) following heart surgery, impaired liver/kidney function, all patients with permanent pacemakers or temporary pacing electrodes.
    • Take flecainide on an empty stomach or at least one hour before a meal.
    • Tell your doctor if you have heart disease present at birth or abnormal left ventricular function.
    • If you feel dizzy after taking flecainide, do not drive or use any machines till you feel fine.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FLECARITE

    Flecainide

    Q.

    Is flecainide safe?
    Flecainide is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Is flecainide or flecainide acetate a blood thinner/beta blocker/nitrate/calcium channel blocker?
    Flecainide is Class IC anti-arrhythmic drug and not a blood thinner/beta blocker/nitrate/ calcium channel blocker

    Q.

    Is flecainide safe for PVCs (premature ventricular complexes)?
    Flecainide in combination with beta blocker or calcium channel blocker is used to treat PVCs. It is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

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    Q.

    How long can I take flecainide for?
    Patient should take flecainide for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol/magnesium/ aspirin with flecainide?
    Flecainide along with ibuprofen/paracetamol/ magnesium/aspirin do not cause any harmful effects. However, consult your doctor if you develop a severe reaction

    Q.

    Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ Benadryl/Viagra (sildenafil)/ Valium (diazepam)/ Aleve (naproxen) with flecainide?
    Flecainide along with Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ Benadryl/Viagra (sildenafil)/ Valium (diazepam)/ Aleve (naproxen) does not cause any harmful interactions. However, consult your doctor if you develop a severe reaction

    Q.

    Does flecainide lower heart rate/cause hair loss/ make you tired/ cause constipation/ shortness of breath/ affect blood pressure/ cause weight gain /memory loss/ depression?
    These side effects are rare or uncommon with flecainide use. Stop taking flecainide and consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more of such symptoms.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FLECARITE 50 MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    83%
    Moderately effective
    17%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    60%
    No
    40%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)