What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Procainamide Capsule to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL EXCRETION, INSUFF DATA AVAIL
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 Capsule to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: No safety and efficacy established in children.
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.