Procainamide

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  1. Procainamide Benefits & Uses
  2. Procainamide Dosage & How to Take
  3. Procainamide Side Effects
  4. Procainamide Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Procainamide with Other Drugs
  6. Procainamide Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Procainamide
  8. Procainamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Procainamide Benefits & Uses

Procainamide is used to treat the following -

  1. अनियमित दिल की धड़कन Primary

Procainamide Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Procainamide

Procainamide

Procainamide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when 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

Procainamide Related Warnings

Is the use of Procainamide safe for pregnant women?

Procainamide may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Procainamide, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Procainamide safe during breastfeeding?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Kidneys?

Procainamide rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Liver?

Procainamide is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Procainamide on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Procainamide with Other Drugs

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

Procainamide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take 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 Procainamide

Is this Procainamide habit forming or addictive?

Procainamide is not addictive in nature.

No

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Procainamide. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Procainamide is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Procainamide is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Procainamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Procainamide

You can take Procainamide with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Procainamide

Taking alcohol with Procainamide can be dangerous.

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

References

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