Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsules

Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsules
150mg, Single - Capsule
150mg, 100ct - Capsules
200mg, Single - Capsule
200mg, 100ct - Capsules
SKU : 2977250_-RX
Price: $1.35
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  • Used to treat heart conditions in small animals. 
  • It is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias and has similar mechanism or activity to lidocaine
  • Used to treat seriously irregular heartbeats
  • Available Sizes:
    • 150 mg per capsules or 100 capsule bottle 
    • 250 mg per capsule or 100 capsule bottle
RX required for this item. 
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Mexiletine is a class 1B sodium channel blocker. An anti-arrhythmia drug which is used to treat chronic ventricular arrhythmias in dogs. 

Mexiletine is a class 1B sodium channel blocker used to treat heart conditions in small animals. It is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias and has similar mechanism or activity to lidocaine. 
  • Mexiletine is used to treat seriously irregular heartbeats
  • For Dogs
What is Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsule? Mexiletine is a class 1B, sodium channel blocker, anti-arrhythmia drug which is used to treat chronic ventricular arrhythmias in dogs. The mechanism of action is similar to lidocaine. Mexiletine is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias including PVC’s and ventricular tachycardia. If an animal has responded well to lidocaine during an acute episode, it is likely to respond well to mexiletine.

Why use Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsule? 
  • -Treats ventricular arrhythmias in dogs
  • -Similar to lidocaine
  • -Used to treat ventricular arrhythmias including PVC's and ventricular tachycardia
  • -Mexiletine may be combined with either atenolol or sotalol in instances when monotherapy is not adequate. 
  • -Mexiletine may be used to treat inherited cardiomyopathy in Boxers and dilated cardiomyopathy in Doberman pinschers. 
  • -A positive response to therapy would be an 85% reduction of ventricular premature contractions.
How does Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsule work? Mexiletine is well absorbed orally and has a bioavailability of approximately 85%. It is primarily excreted in the urine although approximately 10% is metabolized by the liver and excreted in the feces. The half-life of this drug may be prolonged in animals with reduced cardiac output, or after an acute myocardial infarction. The half-life may also be prolonged in animals with hepatic dysfunction or severe kidney disease.

HOW TO USE: 
Pet Weitht Dosage
Dogs All weights Use as directed by your veterinarian.
Cats All weights Use as directed by your veterinarian.
Active ingredient(s): MEXILETINE HYDROCHLORIDE (MEXILETINE)
How is Mexiletine Hydrochloride Capsule sold? Mexiletine is sold in single 150, 200, and 250 mg capsules.

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