Brand Names : Rythmol
Propafenone (proe-pa-FEEN-none) belongs to the group of medicines known
as antiarrhythmics. It is used to treat abnormal heart rhythms.
Propafenone produces its helpful effects by slowing nerve impulses in the
heart and making the heart tissue less sensitive.
There is a chance that propafenone may cause new heart rhythm problems
or make worse those that already exist. Since similar medicines have been
shown to cause severe problems in some patients, propafenone is only used
to treat serious heart rhythm problems. Discuss this possible effect with
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -