Tambocor Dosage

Tambocor tablets are usually taken two or three times a day to prevent certain irregular heart rhythms. The specific dosage of Tambocor your healthcare provider prescribes will depend on the reason you are taking the medication, how you respond to it, and various other factors. Some people may need to start this medicine in the hospital, where they can be carefully monitored.

An Introduction to Dosing With Tambocor

The dose of Tambocor™ (flecainide acetate) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The reason you are taking the medication
  • How you respond to it
  • Your height and weight (in children)
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medicines you are taking.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 

Tambocor Dosage for Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)

The recommended starting dosage of Tambocor for preventing PSVT is usually 50 mg every 12 hours. Your healthcare provider may increase this amount by 50 mg twice a day, no more often than every four days, until you are at a dosage that adequately controls your condition. The maximum recommended dosage for preventing PSVT is 300 mg a day (150 mg every 12 hours).
 

Tambocor Dose for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter (PAF)

The recommended initial dose of Tambocor for preventing PAF is usually 50 mg every 12 hours. Your healthcare provider may increase this amount by 50 mg twice a day, no more often than every four days, until you are at a dosage that adequately controls your condition. For PAF, doses of 100 mg twice a day are usually more effective than lower doses, without causing many more side effects.
 
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Tambocor Drug Information

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