Heart Disease Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Precautions and Warnings With Flecainide

Who Should Not Take Flecainide?

You should not take flecainide if you:
 
  • Are in cardiogenic shock (a life-threatening condition in which the heart is too weak to pump blood throughout the body).
 
  • Have certain heart rhythm problems (second- or third-degree heart block or bundle branch block) and do not have a pacemaker.
 
  • Are allergic to Tambocor, flecainide, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which flecainide should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before taking it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
Life After a Stent: 5 Realistic Ways to Take Charge of Your Health

Flecainide Acetate Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.