What Does It Do?
Tambocor medicine can help to control the rate and rhythm of the heart. The doctor must all treat such conditions quickly and effectively as soon as possible, for preventing the development of some other heart issues. Treatment with this medicine composed of Flecainide usually starts in the hospital as the doctor shall work as an ECG and monitor the concentration of flecainide component in the blood. While consumption of this medication, avoid intake of any dairy products, as it shall affect the actions of flecainide.
Flecainide is a chemical that works by blocking the generation of abnormal electrical signals in the heart. It also helps in correcting the irregular heartbeat to a normal rhythm. Flecainide works by inhibiting the sodium (Na+) channels that eventually reduces the accumulation of intracellular Ca2+ and ameliorates oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction and another issue like atrial remodeling.
Dosages: Tambocor is available in various dosages of the pill that is available as mentioned below for oral intake:
• 50 mg: Taking this tablet with or without food, twice a day as directed by the doctor
• 100 mg: This medicine is to be consumed approx. twice a day with or without the need of food as prescribed by the doctor
Side Effects and Reactions
Some of the most common side effects while consuming the Tambocor pill composed of Flecainide include dizziness, fever, drowsiness, difficulty in breathing, and blurred vision. Consult the doctor if any of these side effects are bothersome. Before consumption of the medicine, inform the doctor in case of any kidney or liver issue, as constant monitoring is needed for such patients.
The medicine is not safe for consumption by pregnant or breastfeeding women, only if it is needed. One must consult the doctor before consuming it. This medication is strictly not recommended safe for use by children and adolescents under 18 years of age.