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Tocainide Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 400 mg; 600 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Arrhythmias

Initial dose: 400 mg orally every 8 hours.
Maintenance dose: 1200-1800 mg/day in 3 divided doses.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Some patients with renal impairment may be adequately treated with less than 1200 mg/day.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Some patients with hepatic impairment may be adequately treated with less than 1200 mg/day.

Dose Adjustments

Patients who tolerate the t.i.d. regimen may be tried on a twice a day regimen with careful monitoring.

Dialysis

Tocainide is moderately dialyzable (20%-50%).

Other Comments

Doses beyond 2400 mg/day have been administered infrequently.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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