Tikosyn Coupon - Tikosyn 125mcg capsule
Specialty Drug


DOFETILIDE is an antiarrhythmic drug. It helps make your heart beat regularly. This medicine also helps to slow rapid heartbeats. Compare antiarrhythmics.
Tikosyn Coupon - Tikosyn 125mcg capsule

Tikosyn Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

Check your heart rate and blood pressure regularly while you are taking this medicine. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your heart rate and blood pressure should be, and when you should contact him or her. Your doctor or health care professional also may schedule regular tests to check your progress.

You will be started on this medicine in a specialized facility for at least three days. You will be monitored to find the right dose of medicine for you. It is very important that you take your medicine exactly as prescribed when you leave the hospital. The correct dosing of this medicine is very important to treat your condition and prevent possible serious side effects.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common



fast heartbeat

Less common

Chest pain


facial or flaccid paralysis

numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face


pounding, slow heartbeat

slurred speech

swelling of the ankles, arms, face, feet, fingers, legs, lips, tongue, or throat

troubled breathing

unexplained shortness of breath

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain

accidental injury

back pain





flu-like symptoms

general feeling of discomfort or illness


joint pain

loss of appetite


muscle aches and pains



runny nose



sore throat


trouble sleeping


Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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