Who should not take Procainamide Capsule?

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

Conditions:

  • high amount of potassium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • deficiency of granulocytes a type of white blood cell
  • myasthenia gravis
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • complete heart block
  • second degree atrioventricular heart block
  • bundle branch block
  • very rapid heartbeat - torsades de pointes
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • abnormally low blood pressure
  • liver problems
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • poisoning by the heart medication digitalis

Allergies:

  • Procainamide

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