Precautions and Warnings With Propafenone SR

Who Should Not Take Propafenone SR?

You should not take propafenone SR if you:
 
 
  • Are in cardiogenic shock (a life-threatening condition in which the heart is too weak to pump blood throughout the body).
 
  • Have certain heart arrhythmias (such as sick sinus syndrome or heart block) and do not have a pacemaker.
 
  • Have a slow heart rate (bradycardia).
 
  • Have a heart condition known as Brugada syndrome.
 
 
  • Have certain lung disorders associated with constriction or obstruction of the airways, such as:
 
 
  • Have an imbalance of electrolytes in your blood (body salts, such as sodium, potassium, or magnesium).
 
  • Are allergic to Rythmol SR, propafenone, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which propafenone SR should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before taking it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
 
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