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What is Tambocor Used For?
Chemical Name FLECAINIDE (FLEK-a-nide)
Tambocor generic is used for the treatment of particular types of serious and terminal irregular heartbeat disorders such as Stubborn ventricular tachycardia and Spastic supraventricular tachycardia.
Tambocor generic also restores and maintains a regular heartbeat. It is also used for the prevention of irregular heartbeat from returning. Flecainide is popularly known to be an anti-arrhythmic medication. It functions by stalling electrical signals in the heart that can lead to irregular heartbeats. Treating irregular heartbeats can lower the threat of heart strokes, heart attacks, and blood clots.
The medicine is available for purchase online at Canada Pharmacy for the best price.
Tambocor generic contains the active ingredient Flecainide Acetate.
Inactive ingredients are:
- Magnesium Stearate
- Cellulose, Microcrystalline
- Croscarmellose Sodium
- Starch, Corn
Take Tambocor generic just the way your doctor has suggested. Do not change the quantity of your dose without your doctor’s approval.
The usual initial dose of Tambocor generic is Flecainide 50 mg or Flecainide 100 mg twice every day (taken every 8-12 hours) with or without food, based on the type of heart disorder that is being treated. Your doctor may increase your dosage to Flecainide 150 mg according to your body’s response to the medicine.
For some patients, Tambocor generic is started in the hospital so that the heartbeat can be carefully monitored.
In case of a missed dosage, take the medicine as soon as you remember but if it is time for your next pill, do not take an extra dose to make up for it. In case of overdose, seek immediate medical help.
Before taking Tambocor (Flecainide), consult your doctor and inform him/her if you have any other medical disorders and are taking medications for them. You may not consume this medicine if:
- You are allergic to Flecainide or other ingredients included in the medicine
- You have particular types of heart issues that are not controlled by a pacemaker such as second/third-degree atrioventricular block, trifascicular bundle branch block, or bifascicular bundle branch block
- You are in cardiogenic shock
This medicine should not be consumed while you are pregnant unless the advantages are greater than the risks. Flecainide is passed into breast milk so you should not take this medicine if you are a nursing mother.
Adverse reactions of using Tambocor (Flecainide) are:
- Difficulty in breathing
- Slow or fast heartbeat
- Slow pulse
- Passing out
- Increased weight
- Extreme thirst
- Muscle weakness
- Increased passing of urine
- Pale skin
Product Code: 9381
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.