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Apo-procainamide

Apo-procainamide Information

Apo-procainamide Benefits & Uses

Apo-procainamide is used to treat the following -

  1. Arrhythmia Primary

Apo-procainamide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Apo-procainamide

Procainamide

Apo-procainamide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Apo-procainamide is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Abdominal Pain Mild
  4. Weakness
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Chills
  9. Anemia Severe
  10. Rash
  11. Flushing

Apo-procainamide Related Warnings

Is the use of Apo-procainamide safe for pregnant women?

Apo-procainamide can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Apo-procainamide, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Apo-procainamide safe during breastfeeding?

Apo-procainamide may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Apo-procainamide, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Apo-procainamide.

Moderate

What is the effect of Apo-procainamide on the Kidneys?

Apo-procainamide rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Apo-procainamide on the Liver?

Apo-procainamide may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Apo-procainamide on the Heart?

Apo-procainamide is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Apo-procainamide with Other Drugs

Apo-procainamide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Apo-procainamide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Apo-procainamide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  3. Diabetes
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  7. Asthma

Frequently asked Questions about Apo-procainamide

Is this Apo-procainamide habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Apo-procainamide.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Apo-procainamide you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Apo-procainamide only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Apo-procainamide cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Apo-procainamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Apo-procainamide

You can take Apo-procainamide with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Apo-procainamide

Taking alcohol with Apo-procainamide can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 529-530