Procainamide Solution For Injection 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Procainamide: Solution for injection (100mg)

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What is this Medicine?

PROCAINAMIDE (proe kane A mide) is an antiarrhythmic drug. It helps make your heart beat regularly. This medicine is used for heartbeat problems that may be life threatening.

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Procainamide Hydrochloride 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 005481199
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ventricular Tachycardia, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atrial Flutter, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT) Prophylaxis, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT), Atrial Fibrillation, Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome, Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia

Procainamide Hydrochloride 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Procainamide Hydrochloride 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Procainamide Hydrochloride 100mg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Procainamide Hydrochloride 100mg/ml Solution for Injection(Procainamide Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Procainamide Hydrochloride(Procainamide Hydrochloride)
Ethanol may decrease the actions of Procainamide by decreasing Procainamide blood levels. If you are taking these drugs together and are experiencing shortness of breath, racing or pounding heartbeat, fainting spells, or facial flushing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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