Who should not take ?

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

Conditions:

  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • methemoglobinemia, a type of blood disorder
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • partial heart block
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • severe heart block
  • Adams-Stokes syndrome
  • atrial fibrillation
  • sinus bradycardia
  • chronic heart failure
  • decreased lung function
  • liver problems
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • decreased oxygen in the tissues or blood
  • decreased blood volume
  • anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies
  • systemic lidocaine toxicity
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • inadequate amount of cholinesterase enzyme
  • atrial fibrillation
  • slow heartbeat
  • decreased kidney function
  • structural disorder of heart
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