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A patient with mexiletine-related psychosis

Authors Fnu, Singla S, Sureddi, Deshmukh AJ, Paydak

Published 2 November 2011 Volume 2011:4 Pages 765—766


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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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