Mexiletine (Mexitil®)

oral antiarrhythmic

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • oral antiarrhythmic
  • Effects
    • used to treat ventricular arrhythmias
      • if a pet is responsive to intravenous lidocaine
        • they will often be responsive to mexilitine orally
    • has been used to treat some muscle problems
  • Side Effects
    • not uncommon
      • GI
        • nausea
        • inappetance
        • vomiting
        • diarrhea
  • Other Info
    • give with food
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