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Flecarite 100Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Flecainide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Flecarite 100Mg Tablet is available in the form of tablets, and is administered orally. It is used to treat heart conditions like irregular heartbeat, tachycardia and fibrillation.

Dosage generally begins with 50 mg every 12 hours. Increments of 50 mg every 4 days may be used to till efficacy is achieved. The maximum recommended dose is 300 mg per day. Side effects include non-fatal cardiac arrests, nausea, convulsions, asystole, bradycardia, hypotension, and cardiac failure. Flecarite 100Mg Tablet is also seen to have an effect on the levels of platelets in the blood, and hence, the patient’s platelet levels must be under continuous monitoring when this medicine is being administered. The physician must also continuously monitor the heart rhythm of the patient as the medicine controls the rhythm of the heart, and its general functioning.

Patients who develop unexplained jaundice or signs of liver dysfunctions are advised to stop using this medicine immediately. Pregnant women should not be given this medicine unless the doctor decides that the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks. Caution should also be exercised while prescribing this medicine to breastfeeding women and to infants. The medicine is contraindicated in patients with cardiac blocks, and in those with known hypersensitivity to Flecarite 100Mg Tablet.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Arrhythmia

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Flecarite 100mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Flecainide, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Flecarite 100Mg Tablet is used for the treatment irregular heartbeat like tachyarrhythmias, arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation. It is a class of drug known as anti-arrhythmia agent that works by decreasing sodium uptake into the heart thereby slowing the electrical impulses of the heart.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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