PropafenonePPropafenonePropafenoneEnglishPharmacyNAHeartHeartDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2005-03-12T05:00:00ZLori Chen, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR58.00000000000008.00000000000000454.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Your child needs to take the medicine called propafenone. This information sheet explains what propafenone does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine called propafenone (say: proe-pa-FEEN-one). This information sheet explains what propafenone does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>How should I give my child propafenone?</h2> <p>Give this medicine:</p> <ul><li>at the same times every day, at evenly spaced intervals </li></ul><h2>What should I do if a dose of propafenone is missed?</h2> <ul><li>Give the missed dose as soon as possible, if within 4 hours of the usual dosing time. </li> <li>If you don't remember within 4 hours, do not give the missed dose. Give the next dose at the usual time and go back to the regular dosing schedule. </li> <li>Do not give more than one dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of propafenone?</h2> <p>Notify the doctor if your child continues to have any of the following symptoms or if these symptoms become bothersome:</p> <ul><li>dizziness or lightheadedness</li> <li>unusual tiredness or weakness </li> <li>headache</li> <li>dry mouth </li> <li>blurred vision </li> <li>change in taste </li> <li>diarrhea or constipation </li> <li>fever or chills </li></ul><h2>When should I contact my doctor?</h2> <h3>Contact your doctor immediately if your child has:</h3> <ul><li>fast or irregular heartbeats </li> <li>shortness of breath </li> <li>swelling of the feet or lower legs</li> <li>chest pain </li></ul><h2>What other important information should I know about propafenone?</h2><ul><li>Always tell your child's doctor or pharmacist that they are taking propafenone. Taking other medications at the same time as propafenone may cause problems with the way that one or both of the medicines work. </li><li>Tell the doctor or dentist that your child is taking this medicine before any surgery, including dental surgery.</li><li>Keep propafenone and capsules at room temperature in a cool, dry place. Do not store them in the bathroom or kitchen.</li><li>Do not share your child's medicine with others. Do not give anyone else's medicine to your child.</li><li>Make sure you always have enough propafenone to last through weekends, holidays, and vacations. Call your pharmacy at least 2 days before your child runs out of medicine to order refills. </li><li>Do not keep any medicines that are out of date. Check with your pharmacist about the best way to throw away outdated or leftover medicines.<br></li></ul>
PropafénonePPropafénonePropafenoneFrenchPharmacyNAHeartHeartDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-12T05:00:00ZLori Chen, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR58.00000000000008.00000000000000454.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>La présente feuille de renseignements explique à quoi sert la propafénone et comment l'administrer à votre enfant.</p><p>Votre enfant doit prendre un médicament appelé propafénone (prononcer : pro-pa-fé-none). La présente feuille de renseignements explique à quoi sert la propafénone et comment l'administrer à votre enfant. Elle décrit également les effets secondaires ou problèmes que votre enfant peut ressentir lorsqu'il prend ce médicament. </p><h2>Comment administrer ce médicament à votre enfant?</h2> <p>Donnez ce médicament :</p> <ul><li>Aux mêmes heures, tous les jours, à des intervalles réguliers.</li></ul><h2>Que faire si votre enfant rate une dose?</h2> <ul><li>Donnez à votre enfant sa dose dès que possible, si cela fait moins de 4 heures que la dose aurait normalement dû être administrée.</li> <li>Si cela fait plus de 4 heures, ne donnez pas la dose ratée. Donnez la prochaine dose à l'heure normalement prévue et reprenez l'horaire normal des doses.</li> <li>Ne donnez pas plus d'une dose à la fois.</li></ul><h2>Quels sont les effets secondaires possibles de ce médicament?</h2> <p>Informez le médecin de votre enfant si votre enfant continue à ressentir certains des symptômes qui suivent ou s'ils le dérangent :</p> <ul><li>étourdissements,</li> <li>fatigue ou faiblesse inhabituelle,</li> <li>maux de tête,</li> <li>bouche sèche,</li> <li>vision trouble,</li> <li>changement du goût,</li> <li>diarrhée ou constipation,</li> <li>fièvre ou frissons.</li></ul><h2>Quand communiquer avec le médecin?</h2><h3>Communiquez immédiatement avec votre médecin dans les cas suivants :<br></h3><ul><li>rythme cardiaque rapide ou irrégulier,</li><li>souffle court,</li><li>enflure des pieds ou de la partie inférieure des jambes,</li><li>douleurs thoraciques (à la poitrine).</li></ul><h2>Quels autres renseignements importants devriez-vous savoir sur ce médicament?</h2><ul><li>Informez toujours le médecin de votre enfant ou le pharmacien que votre enfant prend de la propafénone. Prendre d'autres médicaments en même temps que la propafénone peut affecter la façon dont l'un ou l'autre de ces médicaments fonctionne.</li><li>Informez le médecin ou le dentiste que votre enfant prend ce médicament avant toute chirurgie, y compris une chirurgie dentaire.</li><li>Conservez la propafénone et les comprimés à la température de la pièce, dans un endroit frais et sec. Ne les rangez pas dans la cuisine ou dans la salle de bain.</li><li>Ne partagez pas les médicaments de votre enfant avec d'autres. Ne donnez pas les médicaments de quelqu'un d'autre à votre enfant.</li><li>Assurez-vous de toujours avoir suffisamment de propafénone pour les fins de semaines, les congés et les vacances. Appelez votre pharmacie au moins deux jours avant la fin des médicaments de votre enfant pour les renouveler.</li><li>Ne conservez pas de médicaments périmés. Demandez à votre pharmacien la meilleure façon de vous débarrasser de médicaments périmés ou en trop.<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" aria-hidden="true"></span><br></li></ul>

 

 

Propafenone224.000000000000PropafenonePropafenonePEnglishPharmacyNAHeartHeartDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2005-03-12T05:00:00ZLori Chen, BScPhm, RPh, ACPR58.00000000000008.00000000000000454.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Your child needs to take the medicine called propafenone. This information sheet explains what propafenone does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine called propafenone (say: proe-pa-FEEN-one). This information sheet explains what propafenone does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>What is propafenone?</h2> <p>Propafenone is an anti-arrythmic medicine. It is used to correct irregular heartbeats.</p><h2>How should I give my child propafenone?</h2> <p>Give this medicine:</p> <ul><li>at the same times every day, at evenly spaced intervals </li></ul><h2>What should I do if a dose of propafenone is missed?</h2> <ul><li>Give the missed dose as soon as possible, if within 4 hours of the usual dosing time. </li> <li>If you don't remember within 4 hours, do not give the missed dose. Give the next dose at the usual time and go back to the regular dosing schedule. </li> <li>Do not give more than one dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of propafenone?</h2> <p>Notify the doctor if your child continues to have any of the following symptoms or if these symptoms become bothersome:</p> <ul><li>dizziness or lightheadedness</li> <li>unusual tiredness or weakness </li> <li>headache</li> <li>dry mouth </li> <li>blurred vision </li> <li>change in taste </li> <li>diarrhea or constipation </li> <li>fever or chills </li></ul><h2>When should I contact my doctor?</h2> <h3>Contact your doctor immediately if your child has:</h3> <ul><li>fast or irregular heartbeats </li> <li>shortness of breath </li> <li>swelling of the feet or lower legs</li> <li>chest pain </li></ul><h2>What other important information should I know about propafenone?</h2><ul><li>Always tell your child's doctor or pharmacist that they are taking propafenone. Taking other medications at the same time as propafenone may cause problems with the way that one or both of the medicines work. </li><li>Tell the doctor or dentist that your child is taking this medicine before any surgery, including dental surgery.</li><li>Keep propafenone and capsules at room temperature in a cool, dry place. Do not store them in the bathroom or kitchen.</li><li>Do not share your child's medicine with others. Do not give anyone else's medicine to your child.</li><li>Make sure you always have enough propafenone to last through weekends, holidays, and vacations. Call your pharmacy at least 2 days before your child runs out of medicine to order refills. </li><li>Do not keep any medicines that are out of date. Check with your pharmacist about the best way to throw away outdated or leftover medicines.<br></li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ICO_DrugA-Z.pngPropafenonePropafenone

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