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Flecainide toxicity in renal failure

Flecainide toxicity in renal failure

Proceedings 31(3): 328-330

Flecainide, a class Ic antiarrhythmic, is used for the prevention of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation/flutter, and sustained ventricular tachycardia. Flecainide is primarily metabolized by the liver and to a lesser extent (30%) is excreted unchanged in the kidney. We present a case of flecainide toxicity in the setting of renal impairment that was successfully treated with intravenous sodium bicarbonate.

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Accession: 065155472

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PMID: 29904301

DOI: 10.1080/08998280.2018.1463042

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