Procainamide

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule

GENERAL

Used for irregular heartbeats, allowing the heart to return to a normal rhythm, and/or to slow down a heart that is beating too fast. This allows the heart to work more efficiently.

PROPER USAGE

Should be given on an empty stomach, at least ½ hour before food or 2 hours after. Try to give this medication at regular intervals throughout the day. Do not give 2 doses at one time if a dose was missed.

SIDE EFFECTS

Weakness, stomach upset, vomiting and diarrhea, loss of appetite.

 

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