Dofetilide

FDA Approved: * June 6, 2016
Pharm Company: * TIGER PHARMS LLC
Category: Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Dofetilide Overview

Dofetilide is a class III antiarrhythmic agent.[1] 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 of dofetilide. It is not available in Europe[2] or Australia.[3] Due to the pro-arrhythmic potential of dofetilide, it is only available by prescription from physicians who have undergone specific training in the risks of treatment with dofetilide. In add...

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My cardiologist has suggested this drug for my persistent a fib. I am hoping to discuss its effects with some one already on this medication ## Much depends on the background of your a. fib, but if you do not have any outstanding other cardiac issues (as I do not), you probably do well on this. I have had no major side effects (unlike every other rate/rhythm drug that I took) so far. I have been on it nearly two years. I do think I am a bit more fatigued than ought to be, but much better than with the a.fib. I also notice a little bit trouble staying asleep at times. Unfortunately the drug seems not to be controlling all the aberrant a. fib, because I must occasionally supplement with metoprolol this past year. I have been told that the drug eventually fails for most folks over time as ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dofetilide
  • Capsule: 0.125mg, 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 125mcg, 250mcg, 500mcg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Dofetilide: (21 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16714-840 Dofetilide .125 mg Oral Capsule by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 16714-841 Dofetilide .25 mg Oral Capsule by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 16714-842 Dofetilide .5 mg Oral Capsule by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 42291-411 Dofetilide 125 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-412 Dofetilide 250 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-413 Dofetilide 500 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42794-044 Dofetilide 125 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Sigmapharm Laboratories, LLC
  • 42794-045 Dofetilide 250 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Sigmapharm Laboratories, LLC
  • 42794-046 Dofetilide 500 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Sigmapharm Laboratories, LLC
  • 47335-061 Dofetilide .125 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 47335-062 Dofetilide .25 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 47335-063 Dofetilide .5 mg Oral Capsule by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
  • 51862-005 Dofetilide .5 mg Oral Capsule by Mayne Pharma Inc.
  • 51862-025 Dofetilide .25 mg Oral Capsule by Mayne Pharma Inc.
  • 51862-125 Dofetilide .125 mg Oral Capsule by Mayne Pharma Inc.
  • 59762-0037 Dofetilide .125 mg Oral Capsule by Greenstone LLC
  • 59762-0038 Dofetilide .25 mg Oral Capsule by Greenstone LLC
  • 59762-0039 Dofetilide .5 mg Oral Capsule by Greenstone LLC
  • 69452-131 Dofetilide .125 mg Oral Capsule by Bionpharma Inc.
  • 69452-132 Dofetilide .25 mg Oral Capsule by Bionpharma Inc.
  • 1 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Dofetilide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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