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Mexiletine

Also known as Mexitil

Mexiletine (INN, sold under the trade name Mexitil) belongs to the Class IB anti-arrhythmic group of medicines. It is used to treat arrhythmias within the heart, or seriously irregular heartbeats. It slows conduction in the heart and makes the heart tissue less sensitive. Dizziness, heartburn, nausea, nervousness, trembling, unsteadiness are common side effects. It is available in injection and capsule form.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $33.65 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed mexiletine to treat heart failure, cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia, and paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take mexiletine if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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