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Procanbid Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Procanbid is used to treat severe irregular heartbeats. Arrhythmias are generally divided into two main types such as heartbeats that are faster than normal and heartbeats that are slower than normal.

Procanbid Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dosage is 1,000 milligrams daily divided into smaller doses.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Procanbid have not been established in children.

Uses of Procanbid

  • It is used to treat severe irregular heartbeats.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Procanbid

Before taken Procanbid medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Procanbid. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bitter taste
  • Chest pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Giddiness
  • Hallucinations
  • Itching
  • Joint pain or inflammation
  • Loss of appetite

Warnings and precautions before taking Procanbid:

  • If you develop a fever, sore throat or mouth, chest or abdominal pain, weakness, skin rash, fluttery heartbeat, vomiting, hallucinations, depression, yellow eyes and skin, or dark urine, then you should contact your doctor immediately. Because it could indicate a serious illness.
  • You should tell your doctor if you have ever had congestive heart failure or other types of heart disease.
  • If you have ever had kidney disease, liver disease, or myasthenia gravis, then your doctor will watch you carefully while you are taking Procanbid.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Procanbid with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Procanbid with the following:

  • Alcohol
  • Cimetidine
  • Drugs that ease muscle spasms
  • Lidocaine
  • Ranitidine
  • Trimethoprim

After taken Procanbid if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Procanbid overdose include:

  • Changes in heart function and heartbeat

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