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Flecarite 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Flecainide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 06, 2019

This tablet is used to treat heart conditions like irregular heartbeat, tachycardia and fibrillation. 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 this tablet.

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

  • Arrhythmia

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Dizziness

  • Blurred Vision

  • Breathlessness

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm

  • Palpitations

  • Double Vision

  • Edema (Swelling)

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    This medication should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • 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?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This tablet is used for the treatment of irregular heartbeats like tachyarrhythmias, arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation.

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

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Apixaban, Ascorbic acid, Aspirin, Atorvastatin, Cholecalciferol, Dabigatran, Esomeprazole, Levothyroxine, Metoprolol.

Ques: What is Flecarite 50Mg Tablet?

Ans: This tablet is a medication which has Flecainide as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the upstroke of cardiac potential.

Ques: What are the uses of Flecarite 50Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medicine is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Ventricular Arrhythmias and Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Flecarite 50Mg Tablet?

Ans: The side effects include dizziness, dyspnea, Edema and chest pain. Apart from these, using this tablet may further lead to tremor, Fatigue, Headache, Asthenia, and palpitation.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Flecarite 50Mg Tablet?

Ans: The tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Flecarite 50Mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The salts involved in this medication, work properly on an empty stomach. It is advised to consume this medication, 1 hour before having food and at least 2 hours after having food.

Ques: How long do I need to use Flecarite 50Mg Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: The diet should be normal, there is nothing as such to avoid. However, eating healthy, doing physical exercises and avoiding any kind of harmful practice like smoking or drinking can uplift your health.

Ques: Will Flecarite 50Mg Tablet be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

Ans: There is no need to take this medication more than its recommended doses. Taking overdosage of this medication may trigger side effects.
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