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

Overall User Ratings

7 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 5
Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
6/1/2010 6:47:33 PM

Reviewer: Chris G., 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am using Mexitil for over 11 months since experiencing a storm of 14 shocks from my ICD following 3 ablation in my left ventricle. So far the drug has prevented further shocks. Iexperienced no problems following the initial 2-3 months of adjusting to this medication. I have now become dependent on this lifesaving medication and hope it will always be available.

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
5/22/2010 3:20:58 AM

Reviewer: aaronranaewho, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Mexitil for roughly three months following my diagnosis with VT, and it didn't help much at all, and left me feeling tired constantly. Also, the three times per day dosage was extremely inconvenient and it was more trouble than it was worth

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
12/1/2009 1:57:09 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
why is this medication being taken off the the drug formulary. it has worked for me for over a year?

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
4/7/2009 11:22:51 AM

Reviewer: patient, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this for almost 4 years and have been happy with the results. I feel better and seem to have more energy. The only thing that I do not like is the tremors that I rarely get, they are annoying more than anything.

Condition: Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
10/9/2008 5:01:40 PM

Reviewer: oldone24, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had a very bad Vtach problem. Was on Coreg and amiodarone for many years. also have a ICD. Stopped the amio and coreg. So far the Mexitil has worked very good with no side affects.

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