What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Ibutilide?

(i BYOO ti lide)

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have a low potassium or magnesium level, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

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

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• A faster, harmful heartbeat can rarely occur.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Fast heartbeat.

• Severe dizziness or...