FLECARITE 100MG TABLET

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SKU
FLE0194
 
Manufacturer : TOR-TORRENT PHARMA LTD
Composition : FLECAINIDE-100MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : FLECARITE-100MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
Drug Ingredient Information
FLECAINIDE-100MG

FLECAINIDE

Information for patients
Drug Information Flecainide acetate s belong to a group of medicines called anti-arrhythmics. Anti-arrhythmics work by controlling the rate and rhythm of the heart. Flecainide acetate s are used to treat: •Arrhythmias (irregular heart beat) •Tachycardia (heart beat too fast) •Atrial fibrillation (rapid contractions of muscles in the heart).It is important for your doctor to treat these conditions quickly and effectively in order to prevent more serious heart problems from developing.There are two strengths of available, 50 mg and 100 mg.
Drug Alert
Alert •You are allergic to flecainide acetate or any of the other ingredients of Flecainide acetate s (see Section 6)• You have heart failure •You have heart block (your heart misses beats) •You have long-standing atrial fibrillation (rapid contractions of muscles in the heart) •You have or have ever had any heart problems including problems with the valves in your heart or conduction problems •You have sinus node dysfunction (a specific condition where your heart beats abnormally) •You have had a myocardial infarction (heart attack) •You are pregnant or breast-feeding.Flecainide acetate s are not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.If any of the above applies to you tell your doctor or nurse
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •Your fluid levels are correct •Your liver and kidney functions.This is to check that Flecainide acetate s are right for you and to help the doctor calculate the dose you need.
Drug Special Care •You have high blood pressure •You have angina (chest pains) •You have heart disease •You have kidney disease or kidney problems •You have liver disease or liver problems •You wear a pacemaker.
Drug Drug Interactions •Any other medicine used to treat heart arrhythmias or heart problems such as cardiac glycosides, beta-blockers, verapamil or amiodarone •Medicines to treat high blood pressure •Antidepressants (medicines used to treat depression), such as tricyclic antidepressants, Prozac, fluoxetineor reboxetine •Anticonvulsants (medicines used to prevent epileptic fits) such as phenytoin, phenobarbital or carbamazepine •Antipsychotics (medicines to treat mental illness) such as clozapine •Antihistamines (medicines to treat allergic reactions) such as mizolastine or terfenadine •Quinine (medicine to treat malaria)• Medicines to treat HIV such as ritonavir, lopinavir or indinavir •Diuretics (water s) •Cimetidine (medicine to treat stomach ulcers) •Bupropion (a medicine to help stop you smoking) •Any other medicine, including medicines obtained without a prescription.These medicines may interfere with your treatment
Drug Pregnancy Interaction If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding, ask the doctor or nurse for advice before taking Flecainide acetate
Drug Breast feeding Interaction If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding, ask the doctor or nurse for advice before taking Flecainide acetate
Drug Machinery Interaction
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How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info Always take Flecainide acetate s exactly as your doctor has told you. Important: Your doctor will choose the dose that is right for your condition. Usually your treatment with Flecainide acetate s will be started in hospital. Adults:Supraventricular arrhythmias (Irregular heart beat that starts in the upper chambers of your heart)
Drug quanitty •Flecainide acetate 50mg s: The usual dose is one twice a day. •Flecainide acetate 100mg s: The usual dose is half a twice a day.Your doctor may prescribe up to a total dose of 300 mg daily (3 x 100 mg s or 6 x 50 mg s). Ventricular arrhythmias (Irregular heart beat that starts in the lower chambers of your heart) •Flecainide acetate 50mg s: The usual dose is two s twice a day. •Flecainide acetate 100mg s: The usual dose is one twice a dayYour doctor may prescribe up to a total dose of 400 mg daily (4 x 100 mg s or 8 x 50 mg s). The elderly and patients with kidney or heart problems: •For elderly patients, and patients with kidney or heart problems, the doctor may tell you to take a lower dose. While you are taking this medicine, your doctor may ask you to have check-ups. These are to make sure that your medicine is working properly and that the dose you are taking is right for you. Children: •Flecainide acetate s are not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Drug Dose
Excess Drug Consumption If you accidentally take too much, immediately go to the nearest hospital casualty department
Forgot Drug Consumption Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop taking Flecainide acetate s without first talking to your doctor.If you have any further questions about the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or nurse.
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Your heartbeat changes; it starts to pound, or it gets faster or slower •You have chest pain •You become breathless or have other breathing problems •You faint or you feel faint •You have ringing in your ears •Your skin and eyes begin to go yellow (jaundice) •You have a fever, become flushed or sweat •You have fits (convulsions)
Common Drug Side Effects •Feeling or being sick •Constipation •Feeling bloated •Wind •Diarrhoea •Stomach pain or indigestion •Loss of appetite •Confusion and hallucinations •Forgetfulness •Difficulty sleeping •Feeling anxious (worried) •Depression •Red, itchy or swollen skin rash •Hair loss •Sensitivity to sunlight •Feeling weak or tired • Headache •Double or blurred vision •Small cloudy spots on the eyeball •Feeling giddy or lightheaded •Dizziness or feeling that the room is spinning (vertigo) •Shaking (tremors) •Unsteady walking, uncontrolled movements or poor coordination •Numb or tingling hands or feet• Swelling.If any of these side effects get serious
Rare Drug Side Effects
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Do not store above 30°C. Keep the container in the outer carton to protect the s from light.Do not use Flecainide acetate s after the expiry date on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Return any medicine you no longer need to your pharmacist.

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