Important Information on Multaq

When and How to Take This Drug

Some general considerations include the following:
 
  • Multaq comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth twice a day.
     
  • This medication should be taken with food (with the morning and evening meals). Taking it on an empty stomach will make it less effective.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.
     

Dosing Information

The dosing for Multaq is surprisingly uncomplicated (compared to many other arrhythmia medications). There is only one standard dosage, regardless of your age or weight. As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Multaq Dosage for more information.)
 

Side Effects

As with any medicine, Multaq may cause side effects. As with other arrhythmia medications, some of the side effects of Multaq can be life-threatening. However, it is expected that this drug may be less likely to cause some serious side effects, compared to similar arrhythmia medications.
 
Some of the most common side effects include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Vomiting
  • General weakness.
     
(Click Multaq Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions With Multaq

This product can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Multaq Interactions).
 
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Multaq Medication Information

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