A proposal for the clinical use of flecainide.

  title={A proposal for the clinical use of flecainide.},
  author={Jeffrey L Anderson and J. Robert Stewart and Barry J. Crevey},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={53 5},
Effective antiarrhythmic therapy requires a carefully considered approach, including an understanding of the arrhythmia, the underlying cardiac disease and the drug's pharmacokinetics. Flecainide is a new antiarrhythmic drug that may soon be released for general use. Flecainide demonstrates unsurpassed efficacy in chronic ventricular arrhythmias in stable patients and may become a first-choice drug because of its ease of administration, efficacy and favorable tolerance. Twice-daily dosing with… CONTINUE READING