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QUINIDINE GLUCONATE

Common Tradename
QUINAGLUTE DURA-TABS
Class
antiarrhythmic, group ia
Dosage, Adult (usual)
324-648mg PO Q8-12H
10mg/min IV infusion up to 400mg
Dosage, Pediatric, (usual)
PO children under 12 years 15mg/kg/day (divided BID- TID)
PO children over 12 years 10mg/kg/day (divided BID-TID)
Dose Adjustments:
liver disease, renal impairment
How Supplied
80 MG/ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION
324 MG SUSTAINED-RELEASE TABLET
Indications
arrhythmias
Contraindications
hypersensitivity to quinidine
heart block
conduction defects
absence of atrial activity
dig intoxication
myasthenia gravis
Adverse Effects
myelosuppression
arrhythmias
SLE
N/V
diarrhea
Drug Interactions
acetazolamide
amiloride
amiodarone
amitriptyline
amoxapine
amprenavir
arbutamine
aspirin
atenolol
atracurium
aurothioglucose
bepridil
bornaprine
cimetidine
cisapride
cisatracurium
clomipramine
dalfopristin
decamethonium
delavirdine
desipramine
dextromethorphan
dicumarol
digitoxin
digoxin
diltiazem
disopyramide
distigmine
dofetilide
dolasetron
dothiepin
doxepin
erythromycin
fosphenytoin
gallamine
gatifloxacin
grepafloxacin
halofantrine
haloperidol
ibutilide
imipramine
itraconazole
ketoconazole
levofloxacin
levomethadyl
lofepramine
magaldrate
magnesium carbonate
magnesium hydroxide
magnesium oxide
magnesium trisilicate
mesoridazine
metformin
metoprolol
moxifloxacin
nelfinavir
nifedipine
nilvadipine
nisoldipine
nortriptyline
pancuronium
phenobarbital
phenytoin
pimozide
pipecuronium
procainamide
propafenone
propranolol
protriptyline
quinupristin
rapacuronium
rifampin
ritonavir
sotalol
sparfloxacin
succinylcholine
timolol
trimipramine
tubocurarine
vecuronium
verapamil
warfarin
Pregnancy Category
C
Breast Feeding
unknown

MICROMEDEX(R) Healthcare Series Vol. 111 expires 3/2002