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an agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
mexiletine/mex·il·e·tine/ (mek´sĭ-lĕ-tēn) an antiarrhythmic agent used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
mexiletineA class-IB anti-arrhythmic which shortens the repolarisation phase by blocking sodium channels. Mexiletine also has some currency in treating refractory pain, congenital myotonias and HIV-related neuropathy.
Heartburn, dizziness, nausea, nervousness, trembling.
mexiletineMexitil® Cardiology An antiarrhythmic that may have some currency in treating HIV-related neuropathy Adverse effects GI distress and dizziness
mexiletineAn antiarrhythmic drug drug used in the treatment or prevention of severe heart irregularity arising in the VENTRICLES. A brand name is Mexitil.
a cardiac antiarrhythmic agent with action similar to lidocaine, used in the treatment of heart disease in dogs.