Who should not take Quinidine Gluconate?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • systemic mastocytosis
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • myasthenia gravis
  • a skeletal muscle disorder
  • complete heart block
  • partial heart block
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • chronic heart failure
  • low blood pressure
  • emphysema
  • liver problems
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • psoriasis
  • poisoning by the heart medication digitalis
  • heart rhythm problems from digitalis or digoxin
  • Problems with Food Passing Through the Esophagus
  • Anemia from Pyruvate Kinase and G6PD Deficiencies
  • left bundle branch block
  • a type of abnormal of heart beat
  • Defect in Heart's Electrical Intraventricular Conduction


  • Quinidine-Quinine Analogues (Cinchona Alkaloids)

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.