What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Procainamide 500 Mg Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDA C (unknown human fetal risk; assess risk/benefit):

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-High serum levels will prolong the QT interval. Elderly are more sensitive to hypotensive effects therefore dose reduction may be necessary. Renal-Use caution in renal impairment. Follow serum levels.

Giving Procainamide 500 Mg Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: No safety and efficacy established in children.

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