Quinidine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Quinidine?

(KWIN i deen)

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Be careful if you have G6PD deficiency. Anemia may occur.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

Reasons to call healthcare provider...

 
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