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

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• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

• This medicine is used to treat painful nerve diseases.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have low potassium levels or if you are taking a water pill, 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.

• Avoid alcohol (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 lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred vision, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities that require you to be alert or have...

 
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