Mexiletine Interactions with Food and HerbsCitrus Fruits, Cranberries, Vegetables, Dairy products, Meat: Do not take mexiletine with large amounts of citrus fruits, cranberries, vegetables, meat or dairy products as they may interact with the drug.
Tobacco: Tobacco usage like cigarette smoking has the ability of reducing the effectiveness of the drug.
Mexiletine Interactions with AlcoholMexiletine alone can cause dizziness and lightheadedness. When you take it with alcohol, the combination will make you feel more dizzy or lightheaded.
Mexiletine Interactions with CaffeineUsually caffeine-rich products like tea and coffee are not advised by doctors while taking mexiletine as the drug could affect the elimination of caffeine from the body.
How to Take the Medication -Mexiletine is available in the form of a capsule. You may take this 3 times in a day every 8 hourly. You should take this medicine with food or else it can cause a stomach upset. Do not stop the medicine without talking to the doctor as your condition could worsen.
Mexiletine for Medical Condition(s)