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What should I know about quinidine gluconate injection?

Quinidine gluconate injection is a prescription medication that treats irregular heartbeat. Before receiving quinidine gluconate injection, you should know it may worsen certain heart rhythm problems caused by an electrolyte disorder. Quinidine gluconate also may worsen heart disease and myasthenia gravis. If you have kidney or liver disease, the side effects of quinidine gluconate will be increased because the medication will stay in the bloodstream longer.

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