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Does alcohol negatively affect the drug flecainide which is

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Does alcohol negatively affect the drug flecainide which is being taken for paroxymal supra ventricular tachycardia?I would appreciate if the responding physician is an experienced cardiologist, I am a retired MD physician.Thank you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
There is no negative drug reaction reported here.
However, alcohol itself, as a toxin that is specific to the heart conduction system, can aggravate or promote SVT.
For this reason it should be avoided.
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