Mexiletine

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Mexiletine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

100 to 250 mg180 (175)As recommended.IVAt atrate of 25mg/min followed by an infusion atarate of 250mg over 1 hr , 250 over next 2 hours & 500 ug/min for maintanence .
200 to 250 mg220 (225)As recommended.POFrequency could be 3-4 times a day, 2 hours after loading dose,
600 to 900 mg750 (750)As recommended.POIn divided dose up to 1.2g maitenence dose .

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

2.5 to 4 mg/kg3.2 (3.25)8 hourlyOral

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

2.5 to 4 mg/kg3.2 (3.25)8 hourlyOral

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Mexiletine

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Manufacturers of Mexiletine in Pakistan

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