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Procainamide

Procainamide Information

Procainamide Benefits & Uses

Procainamide is used to treat the following -

  1. Arrhythmia Primary

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 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?

Moderate

Is the use of Procainamide safe during breastfeeding?

Moderate

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Kidneys?

Mild

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Liver?

Mild

What is the effect of Procainamide on the Heart?

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?

No

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No

Procainamide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Procainamide

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Procainamide

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