Its activity is similar to Lidocaine. It is used as local anesthetic as well as anti-arrhythmic by oral route. It belongs to the class 1B anti-arrhythmic drugs. It slows down conduction in heart and makes the heart tissue less sensitive. It has sodium channel blocking property and decrease action potential frequency by lengthening the repolarisation.
- Mexiletine 50 mg capsules
- Mexiletine 100 mg capsules
- Mexiletine 250 mg/10 ml injections