Flecainide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Flecainide?

(fle KAY nide)

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you have had chest pain or pressure or a heart attack, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Limit alcohol intake (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting....

 
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