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Were you looking for information about Mexiletine? Mexilitine is a common misspelling of mexiletine.
By slowing down electrical signals in the heart, mexiletine (Mexitil®) can help regulate an irregular heart rhythm. This prescription drug is specifically approved for use in adults who have potentially life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias.
Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and may include lightheadedness, shakiness, and gastrointestinal problems. Mexiletine comes as a capsule that is taken every 8 or 12 hours.
(For more information on this medicine, click Mexiletine. This full-length article offers a complete overview of this antiarrhythmia product, including how it works, safety concerns, and general dosing instructions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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