Heart Disease Home > Precautions and Warnings With Propafenone

Let your healthcare provider know if you have had a heart attack within the past two years or have a pacemaker before starting treatment with propafenone. Other precautions for helping to ensure a safe treatment include warnings for potentially serious drug interactions or life-threatening heart rhythm problems. Also, women who are pregnant or nursing should discuss the potential risks with their healthcare provider.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking propafenone (Rythmol®) if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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