flecainide (Tambocor) or propafenone (Rythmol) written "take as needed for atrial fibrillation"

You'll see Rxs for flecainide (Tambocor) or propafenone (Rythmol) written "take as needed for atrial fibrillation."

This is the new "pill-in-the-pocket" approach.

These drugs are usually taken every day. But some patients can take them PRN...at the first sign of palpitations.

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