A patient with mexiletine-related psychosis
Fnu Shailesh, Sandeep Singla, Ravi Sureddi, Abhishek J Deshmukh, Hakan Paydak
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, AR, USA
Abstract: Mexiletine is a commonly used Class IB (Vaughan William classification) antiarrhythmic drug. We report a case of mexiletine-induced psychosis that was successfully managed by decreasing the dose and using alternative medications for management of ventricular tachycardia.
Keywords: mexiletine, antiarrhythmic, psychosis
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