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Precautions and Warnings With Mexiletine

Tell your healthcare provider if you have chest pain, problems with seizures, or a pacemaker before starting treatment with mexiletine. There are a number of precautions to follow to help ensure a safe treatment, including warnings of potentially serious drug interactions, allergic reactions, and side effects. Also, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding 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 mexiletine (Mexitil®) if you have:
 
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • A vegetarian or eat a diet rich in citrus fruits, vegetables, and legumes
  • 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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