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Flecainide Information

Flecainide Benefits & Uses

Flecainide is used to treat the following -

  1. एट्रियल फाइब्रिलेशन Primary
  2. आर्टियल फ्लटर
  3. Ventricular Tachycardia
  4. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome
  5. सुपरवेंट्रिकल टेकीकार्डिया

Flecainide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Flecainide


Flecainide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Flecainide is used -

  1. Shortness of Breath सामान्य
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Blurred vision
  4. Irregular heartbeat
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  7. Fatigue Mild
  8. Fever Mild
  9. Weakness
  10. Wheezing सामान्य
  11. Trembling

Flecainide Related Warnings

Is the use of Flecainide safe for pregnant women?

Flecainide's side effects for pregnant women are very limited.


Is the use of Flecainide safe during breastfeeding?

Flecainide is completely safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Flecainide on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Flecainide on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Flecainide on the Liver?

Flecainide has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Flecainide on the Heart?

Flecainide has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Flecainide with Other Drugs

Flecainide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Flecainide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flecainide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Atrial Fibrillation
  2. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  3. Diabetes
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Flecainide

Is this Flecainide habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Flecainide is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Flecainide. So it is best to avoid driving.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Flecainide it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Flecainide cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Flecainide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Flecainide

Taking Flecainide with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Flecainide

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Flecainide with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 532