Tikosyn Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Tikosyn?

You should not take Tikosyn if you:
  • Have a heart problem known as long QT syndrome.
  • Have a prolonged QT interval (a problem with the heart rhythm) before starting treatment. Your healthcare provider will check you for this problem with an electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Have severe kidney disease or are on kidney dialysis.
  • Are allergic to Tikosyn, dofetilide, 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 Tikosyn 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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