mexiletine

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mexiletine

 [mek´sĭ-lĕ-tēn]
an agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mexiletine

A 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.
 
Adverse effects
Heartburn, dizziness, nausea, nervousness, trembling.
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mexiletine

Mexitil® Cardiology An antiarrhythmic that may have some currency in treating HIV-related neuropathy Adverse effects GI distress and dizziness
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mexiletine

An antiarrhythmic drug drug used in the treatment or prevention of severe heart irregularity arising in the VENTRICLES. A brand name is Mexitil.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005