Pronunciation: FLEK a nide
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with 54 024
100 mg, round, white, imprinted with 54 070
150 mg, oblong, white, imprinted with 54 150
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with RX794
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with AN 641
100 mg, round, white, imprinted with AN 642
150 mg, oval, white, imprinted with AN 643
100 mg, oval, white, imprinted with b, 860 100
100 mg, round, white, imprinted with 85 10, M
150 mg, oval, white, imprinted with b, 861 150
150 mg, oval, white, imprinted with 85 15, M
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with b, 859
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with 85 05, M
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with 54 024
50 mg, round, white, imprinted with 3M, TR 50
You should not use this medicine if you have a serious heart condition such as bundle branch block or AV block (without a pacemaker), or if your heart cannot pump blood properly.
You may receive your first dose in a hospital or clinic setting to quickly treat any serious side effects.
You should not use flecainide if you are allergic to it, or if:
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
It may not be safe to breast-feed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
You may receive your first few doses in a hospital or clinic setting to quickly treat any serious side effects.
Your heart rate will be monitored using an electrocardiograph or ECG (sometimes called an EKG). This will help your doctor determine how long to treat you with flecainide.
You may also need frequent blood tests to check your liver or kidney function.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:
This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect flecainide, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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