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Flecainide

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Cardiovascular Agent Tambocor Adult, Children

Flecainide - Dosage and How to Use

How should Flecainide be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • You may take this medication with or without food.
  • The doctor may adjust the dose based on your condition. Do not take this medication more often than directed and do not stop until instructed by your doctor.
  • For tablets: Swallow tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, break, or chew the tablet.
  • For liquid medicine: Shake well before using. Use a medicine spoon or the graduated oral syringe provided to measure out the correct amount. Do not use household spoons as they may not be accurate.

Separate the administration of flecainide from the following food by at least 1-2 hours as it may affect the absorption of flecainide:

  • Milk (including Breast milk and infant formula)
  • Dairy products (e.g. Cheese, yoghurt)

For babies / infants, report any changes in dietary milk intake to the doctor as dose adjustments may be needed.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Flecainide - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, September 30, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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