Tambocor is a medicinal drug used to treat irregular heartbeats. It contains Flecainide Acetate as the main active ingredient. It has been manufactured by a leading pharmaceutical company, 3M Pharmaceuticals. It is available as a conventional tablet form for oral administration and in dosages of 50 mg and 100 mg.
Manufacturer: 3M Pharmaceuticals
Active Ingredient: The main active component in this medication is Flecainide Acetate. It belongs to a class of drugs called anti-arrhythmic drugs. This active component exhibits antiarrhythmic and local anesthetic activity. It acts by blocking the sodium channels, it depresses polarization phase 0 and reduces the induction velocity of the His-Purkinje system. It also reduces the phase 4 slope and increases the depolarization threshold.
Indications: This medication is indicated for the treatment of certain types of serious irregular heartbeat including persistent ventricular tachycardia and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. It restores normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat. Tambocor can also be used to prevent certain types of irregular heartbeat from returning like atrial fibrillation. It blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat. It reduces the risk of blood clots, and this effect can reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Action Mechanism: Give medication is an anti-arrhythmic drug. Tambocor works by blocking certain electrical signals in the heart that can lead to an irregular heartbeat. After the treatment of an irregular heartbeat, it can reduce the risk for blood clots, and this effect can reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. This medication should be used with caution in older adults.
Dosages: Various dosages of this medicine is available as mentioned below for oral consumption:
- 50 mg: Consume this tablet with or without food, twice a day exactly as directed by the doctor.
- 100 mg: It is to be administered twice a day with or without food as prescribed by the doctor
Note: Medical problems such as kidney problems, liver problems, other heart problems like previous heart attack, heart pacemaker should be discussed with the doctor before consuming this medicine.