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QUINIDINE POLYGALACTURONATE

Common Tradename
CARDIOQUIN
Class
cinchona alkaloid
Dosage, Adult (usual)
arrhythmias PO 275-550mg Q6-8H
Dosage, Pediatric, (usual)
PO children under 12years 15mg/kg/day (divided Q6H-Q8H)
PO children over 12years 10mg/kg/day (divided Q6H-Q8H)
Dose Adjustments:
renal impairment
liver disease
How Supplied
275 MG TABLET
Indications
ventricular arrhythmias
supraventricular arrhythmias
Contraindications
hypersensitivity to quinidine products
complete AV dissociation or heart block
intraventricular conduction defects
absence of atrial activity
myasthenia gravis
Adverse Effects
myelosuppression
arrhythmias
systemic lupus erythematosus
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