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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of mexiletine Oral.

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Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
5/10/2011 4:32:12 PM

Reviewer: millie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
suffered bad heartburn. Bad chest pain. Had difficult when eating. Felt like food gets stuck in my chest. Couldn't eat because of pain. Stopped twice. Feel much better after stopping.

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
3/30/2011 12:58:07 PM

Reviewer: dodgeracer43@aol.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on the drug for about two months. Started off at 150mg.X 3 daily had to be upped to 250 mg.x 3 daily seems to be doing its job now. Still go into Vtech every now and then very small attacks. So far happy with drug.

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
9/9/2010 9:55:07 PM

Reviewer: rowatt, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've had rapid and/or irregular heart rate since childhood. Was particularly sensitive to caffeine too. Six months ago I began experiencing severe irregular heart rhythmns, sometimes feeling two or three beats together which would go on for a while. Almost fainted once. A specialist MD, an electrophysiologist started me on Mexiletine, 150mg twice each day with fantastic results. My heart al ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
1/13/2010 7:17:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
1/2/2010 9:57:28 PM

Reviewer: phildo, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have dialated cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrilation and an ICD. my ICD went off (3x) and the increased my dose (3x). been stable for awhile. the next drug to try is scary.

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