What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Quinidine Gluconate to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; CAUTION WITH EXCLUSIVELY BREASTFED INFANTS.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-High serum levels will prolong the QT interval. Renal-Partially cleared by filtration and tubular secretion. Use caution in renal impairment. Follow serum levels.

Giving Quinidine Gluconate to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy of antiarrhythmic use not established.

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