Procainamide for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Procainamide is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat arrhythmias.

Procainamide is an antiarrhythmic agent. Procainamide is believed to work by influencing the electrical system of the heart.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Procainamide is generally taken two to six times a day.
Procainamide comes in tablet and capsule forms.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Procainamide lists common side effects including dizziness, bitter taste in the mouth, loss of appetite, upset stomach, and vomiting.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Procainamide include lupus symptoms, decrease in bone marrow cells, and increased risk for death.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Procainamide – MedlinePlus

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