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Procainamide Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

• If you have low potassium levels or if you are taking a water pill, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have myasthenia gravis, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• 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?

• Low blood pressure.

• Procainamide can cause a lupus-like disease. This is usually reversible.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Fast heartbeat.

• Feeling extremely tired or weak.

• Severe belly pain.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• Not able to eat.

• Joint pain or swelling.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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