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Flecainide toxicity.
  1. G A Russell,
  2. R P Martin
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital.


    Flecainide toxicity occurred in an infant being treated for refractory atrioventricular re-entry tachycardia. Ventricular tachycardia developed when dextrose was substituted for milk feeds. We believe that milk was interfering with the absorption of flecainide, and so a high serum concentration developed when milk feeds were stopped.

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