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Tikosyn Drug Description
TIKOSYN ®
(dofetilide) Capsules


To minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated
on TIKOSYN should be placed for a minimum of 3 days in a facility that can
provide calculations of creatinine clearance, continuous electrocardiographic
monitoring, and cardiac resuscitation. For detailed instructions regarding
dose selection, see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TIKOSYN is available only to hospitals and prescribers who have received appropriate
TIKOSYN dosing and treatment initiation education, see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of dofetilide (Tikosyn)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

fast or pounding heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath; or
feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

headache or back pain;
dizziness;
nausea, diarrhea, stomach...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Tikosyn »




TIKOSYN (dofetilide) is an
antiarrhythmic drug with Class III (cardiac action potential duration prolonging)
properties. Its empirical formula is C19H27N3O5S2
and it has a molecular weight of 441.6. The structural formula is









The chemical name for dofetilide
is N-[4-[2-[methyl[2-[4-[(methylsulfonyl)amino]phenoxy]ethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-
methanesulfonamide.
Dofetilide is a white to
off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water and propan-2-ol and is
soluble in 0.1M aqueous sodium hydroxide, acetone and aqueous 0.1M hydrochloric
acid.
TIKOSYN capsules contain the
following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. TIKOSYN is supplied for oral administration
in three dosage strengths: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) orange and white capsules, 250
mcg (0.25 mg) peach capsules, and 500 mcg (0.5 mg) peach and white capsules.Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009




Tikosyn Drug Description
TIKOSYN ®
(dofetilide) Capsules


To minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated
on TIKOSYN should be placed for a minimum of 3 days in a facility that can
provide calculations of creatinine clearance, continuous electrocardiographic
monitoring, and cardiac resuscitation. For detailed instructions regarding
dose selection, see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TIKOSYN is available only to hospitals and prescribers who have received appropriate
TIKOSYN dosing and treatment initiation education, see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of dofetilide (Tikosyn)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

fast or pounding heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath; or
feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

headache or back pain;
dizziness;
nausea, diarrhea, stomach...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Tikosyn »




TIKOSYN (dofetilide) is an
antiarrhythmic drug with Class III (cardiac action potential duration prolonging)
properties. Its empirical formula is C19H27N3O5S2
and it has a molecular weight of 441.6. The structural formula is









The chemical name for dofetilide
is N-[4-[2-[methyl[2-[4-[(methylsulfonyl)amino]phenoxy]ethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-
methanesulfonamide.
Dofetilide is a white to
off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water and propan-2-ol and is
soluble in 0.1M aqueous sodium hydroxide, acetone and aqueous 0.1M hydrochloric
acid.
TIKOSYN capsules contain the
following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. TIKOSYN is supplied for oral administration
in three dosage strengths: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) orange and white capsules, 250
mcg (0.25 mg) peach capsules, and 500 mcg (0.5 mg) peach and white capsules.Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009




Tikosyn Drug Description
TIKOSYN ®
(dofetilide) Capsules


To minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated
on TIKOSYN should be placed for a minimum of 3 days in a facility that can
provide calculations of creatinine clearance, continuous electrocardiographic
monitoring, and cardiac resuscitation. For detailed instructions regarding
dose selection, see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TIKOSYN is available only to hospitals and prescribers who have received appropriate
TIKOSYN dosing and treatment initiation education, see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of dofetilide (Tikosyn)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

fast or pounding heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath; or
feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

headache or back pain;
dizziness;
nausea, diarrhea, stomach...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Tikosyn »




TIKOSYN (dofetilide) is an
antiarrhythmic drug with Class III (cardiac action potential duration prolonging)
properties. Its empirical formula is C19H27N3O5S2
and it has a molecular weight of 441.6. The structural formula is









The chemical name for dofetilide
is N-[4-[2-[methyl[2-[4-[(methylsulfonyl)amino]phenoxy]ethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-
methanesulfonamide.
Dofetilide is a white to
off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water and propan-2-ol and is
soluble in 0.1M aqueous sodium hydroxide, acetone and aqueous 0.1M hydrochloric
acid.
TIKOSYN capsules contain the
following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. TIKOSYN is supplied for oral administration
in three dosage strengths: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) orange and white capsules, 250
mcg (0.25 mg) peach capsules, and 500 mcg (0.5 mg) peach and white capsules.Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009




Tikosyn Drug Description
TIKOSYN ®
(dofetilide) Capsules


To minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated
on TIKOSYN should be placed for a minimum of 3 days in a facility that can
provide calculations of creatinine clearance, continuous electrocardiographic
monitoring, and cardiac resuscitation. For detailed instructions regarding
dose selection, see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TIKOSYN is available only to hospitals and prescribers who have received appropriate
TIKOSYN dosing and treatment initiation education, see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of dofetilide (Tikosyn)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

fast or pounding heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath; or
feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

headache or back pain;
dizziness;
nausea, diarrhea, stomach...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Tikosyn »




TIKOSYN (dofetilide) is an
antiarrhythmic drug with Class III (cardiac action potential duration prolonging)
properties. Its empirical formula is C19H27N3O5S2
and it has a molecular weight of 441.6. The structural formula is









The chemical name for dofetilide
is N-[4-[2-[methyl[2-[4-[(methylsulfonyl)amino]phenoxy]ethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-
methanesulfonamide.
Dofetilide is a white to
off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water and propan-2-ol and is
soluble in 0.1M aqueous sodium hydroxide, acetone and aqueous 0.1M hydrochloric
acid.
TIKOSYN capsules contain the
following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. TIKOSYN is supplied for oral administration
in three dosage strengths: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) orange and white capsules, 250
mcg (0.25 mg) peach capsules, and 500 mcg (0.5 mg) peach and white capsules.Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009




Tikosyn Drug Description
TIKOSYN ®
(dofetilide) Capsules


To minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated
on TIKOSYN should be placed for a minimum of 3 days in a facility that can
provide calculations of creatinine clearance, continuous electrocardiographic
monitoring, and cardiac resuscitation. For detailed instructions regarding
dose selection, see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TIKOSYN is available only to hospitals and prescribers who have received appropriate
TIKOSYN dosing and treatment initiation education, see DOSAGE
AND ADMINISTRATION.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of dofetilide (Tikosyn)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

fast or pounding heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath; or
feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

headache or back pain;
dizziness;
nausea, diarrhea, stomach...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Tikosyn »




TIKOSYN (dofetilide) is an
antiarrhythmic drug with Class III (cardiac action potential duration prolonging)
properties. Its empirical formula is C19H27N3O5S2
and it has a molecular weight of 441.6. The structural formula is









The chemical name for dofetilide
is N-[4-[2-[methyl[2-[4-[(methylsulfonyl)amino]phenoxy]ethyl]amino]ethyl]phenyl]-
methanesulfonamide.
Dofetilide is a white to
off-white powder. It is very slightly soluble in water and propan-2-ol and is
soluble in 0.1M aqueous sodium hydroxide, acetone and aqueous 0.1M hydrochloric
acid.
TIKOSYN capsules contain the
following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch,
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. TIKOSYN is supplied for oral administration
in three dosage strengths: 125 mcg (0.125 mg) orange and white capsules, 250
mcg (0.25 mg) peach capsules, and 500 mcg (0.5 mg) peach and white capsules.Last reviewed on RxList: 4/3/2009





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Dofetilide is a class III antiarrhythmic agent. It is marketed under the trade name Tikosyn by Pfizer, and is available in the United States in capsules containing 125, 250, and 500 µg ... Dofetilide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Dofetilide Brand names: Tikosyn® Chemical formula: Español: Dofetilida, Cápsula oral Dofetilide Oral capsule What is this medicine? DOFETILIDE Dofetilide: Information from Answers.com


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