A patient with mexiletine-related psychosis.
Mexiletine is a commonly used Class IB (Vaughan William classification) antiarrhythmic drug. We report a case of mexiletine-induced psychosis that was successfully managed by decreasing the dose and using alternative medications for management of ventricular tachycardia.
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Shailesh, F., Singla, S., Sureddi, R., Deshmukh, A. J., & Paydak, H. (2011). A patient with mexiletine-related psychosis. International journal of general medicine, 4, 765–766. https://doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S25381
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division