Dofetilide is a heart rhythm medicine, also called an antiarrhythmic.

Dofetilide is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with certain heart rhythm disorders of the atrium (the upper chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow into the heart). Dofetilide is used in people with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter.

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  • Tikosyn
  • More common
    Dizziness
    fainting
    fast heartbeat
    Less common
    Chest pain
    confusion
    facial or flaccid paralysis
    numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face
    paralysis
    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
    Severity: Minor
    Some of the side effects that can occur with dofetilide may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    Less common
    Abdominal or stomach pain
    accidental injury
    back pain
    chills
    cough
    diarrhea
    fever
    flu-like symptoms
    general feeling of discomfort or illness
    headache
    joint pain
    loss of appetite
    migraine
    muscle aches and pains
    nausea
    rash
    runny nose
    shivering
    sneezing
    sore throat
    sweating
    trouble sleeping
    vomiting
  • (oral capsule)