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Flecainide

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Cardiovascular Agent Tambocor Adult, Children

Flecainide - Dosage and How to Use

How should Flecainide be used?

Flecainide is usually taken twice a day. It should be taken with or after food.

The doctor may adjust the dose based on your condition. Do not take this medication more often than directed and do not stop until instructed by your doctor.

Tablets should be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not chew the tablet.

Liquid medicine: Shake well before using. Use a medicine spoon or the graduated oral syringe provided to measure out the correct amount. Do not use household spoons are they may not be accurate.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

Flecainide is usually taken twice a day. It should be taken with or after food.

The doctor may adjust the dose based on your condition. Do not take this medication more often than directed and do not stop until instructed by your doctor.

What should I do if I overdose?

Flecainide - Additional Information

Blood tests may be required to monitor the level of flecainide, particularly in infants and young children.

A gene test may also be required to guide drug dosing and for making dose adjustments.
  • Updated on Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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