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Noun1.mexiletine - antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Mexitil) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
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In contrast, LQT3 (caused by gain of function variants in SCN5A) may be treated with sodium channel blockers such as mexilitine, flecainide, or ranolazine (24).
Good results have been obtained in the reduction of chronic pain after breast surgery with perioperative administration of venlafaxine, mexilitine with gabapentin, a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA), and a combined treatment with EMLA and gabapentin.
At their first clinic follow-up visit, 69% of subjects were listed as being prescribed beta-blockers, 57% digoxin, and 24% other antiarrhythmics (i.e., amiodarone, quinidine, sotalol, or mexilitine).