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Mexohar 50mg Capsule

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Mexohar 50mg Capsule is an anti-arrhythmic medicine used to treat certain types of arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). It restores normal heart rhythm by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps to maintain a regular and steady heartbeat.

Mexohar 50mg Capsule should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You should take it food and at a fixed time. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly without consulting the doctor as this can worsen your condition. Regular follow-up with your doctor is advised while using this medicine.

Side effects like dizziness, blurred vision, headache, weakness, increased heart rate and insomnia may be seen in some patients. Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of liver and kidney function while you are taking this medicine.

This medicine may not be suitable for some people. You must inform doctor if you are suffering from any severe heart, liver or kidney disease. Also let your doctor know about all the other medications that you are using regularly. This medicine is not usually recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so always consult your doctor before taking it.

Uses of Mexohar Capsule

Benefits of Mexohar Capsule

In Arrhythmia

Mexohar 50mg Capsule is used to stabilize heart rhythms (particularly atrial fibrillation). It helps in normalizing an abnormal heart rhythm, preventing it from occurring in the first place, or slowing down the heart rate during an episode. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.

Side effects of Mexohar Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mexohar

  • Abdominal pain
  • Acne
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Fatigue
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Increased heart rate
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Pain in extremity
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

How to use Mexohar Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mexohar 50mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Mexohar Capsule works

Mexohar 50mg Capsule is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mexohar 50mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mexohar 50mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mexohar 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Mexohar 50mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mexohar 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mexohar 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mexohar 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mexohar 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mexohar Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Mexohar 50mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or perform activities require mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not start any medicine including prescription or over-the-counter medicines without informing your doctor, as they may alter Mexohar 50mg Capsule levels in your body.
  • Your doctor may get blood tests done to check your sodium and potassium levels, kidney function, and lung function before starting treatment with this medicine.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor blood sugar level while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience slow or fast heart rate, chest pain, shortness of breath.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenol ethers
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

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FAQs

Q. Is Mexohar 50mg Capsule a beta blocker?

No, Mexohar 50mg Capsule is not a beta blocker. It is a sodium channel blocker and belongs to antiarrhythmic class of medicine. It blocks the fast sodium channels in heart, and therefore, helps in treating ventricular arrhythmia (abnormal electrical activity). This medicine blocks certain electrical signals in the heart and stabilizes the heart rhythm.

Q. Does Mexohar 50mg Capsule lower heart rate?

Mexohar 50mg Capsule may lower your heart rate. In addition to this, it may also cause palpitations, irregular heart beats, decrease in blood pressure and atrial fibrillation (abnormal heart rhythm). Therefore, you will probably be hospitalized when you begin your treatment with Mexohar 50mg Capsule. Your doctor will monitor you carefully during this time and for as long as you continue to take Mexohar 50mg Capsule.

Q. Is Mexohar 50mg Capsule bad for liver?

Yes, Mexohar 50mg Capsule may cause liver damage. This may occur within a few weeks of starting Mexohar 50mg Capsule and is more likely to occur in patients with heart failure. Patients who have impaired liver function are monitored carefully. Also, the half life of Mexohar 50mg Capsule is prolonged in patients having liver problems and it stays for more time in body. Tell your doctor if you notice symptoms such as fatigue, dark or “tea-colored” urine, loss of appetite for several days or longer, or pain and tenderness on the right side of the abdomen. Look out if your skin or the white part of your eyes turn yellow (jaundice) and consult your doctor immediately.

Q. How do I stop taking Mexohar 50mg Capsule?

Stopping this medicine suddenly may cause arrhythmias to return which will be harmful for you. Therefore, do not attempt to stop this medicine without consulting your doctor. It is recommended to stop this medicine gradually over 1-2 weeks. The duration of treatment varies from person to person and though no precise guide is available, withdrawal of Mexohar 50mg Capsule should be attempted after a suitable arrhythmia-free period.

Q. Do you take Mexohar 50mg Capsule with food?

Yes, Mexohar 50mg Capsule should be taken with food or antacids to prevent stomach upset. Mexohar 50mg Capsule is usually prescribed to be taken thrice daily at an interval of every 8 hours. Some people may be advised to take it twice daily, every 12 hours, once their arrhythmias are controlled. You should take it at the same time everyday as this makes it easier for you to remember taking it. Also, drink sufficient quantity of water while sitting in an upright position. Check with your doctor if you are not sure.

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References

  1. Sampson KJ, Kass RS. Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 842.
  2. Hume JR, Grant AO. Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 239.
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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: February, 2021

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