Malaria, Nocturnal leg cramps
Should be taken with food. Take w/ food to minimise GI discomfort.
Oral Malaria Adult: As sulfate: 648 mg 8 hrly for 7 days. Nocturnal leg cramps Adult: 200-300 mg once at night. Hepatic impairment: Mild to mo... View More
Oral Malaria Child: As sulfate: >8 yr10 mg/kg 8 hrly for 7 days.
Renal impairment: Severe: Initially, 648 mg followed after 12 hr by maintenance doses of 324 mg 12 hrly.
Hypersensitivity to quinine, mefloquine or quinidine. Patients w/ nocturnal leg cramps; prolonged QT interval, tinnitus or optic neuritis, myasthenia gr... View More
Mode of Action
Quinine is a cinchona alkaloid and a 4-methanolquinoline. It rapidly acts on blood schizontocide by interfering w/ lysosomal function or nucleic acid sy... View More
Patients w/ cardiac conduction defects, heart block or AF. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor for signs of cardiotoxicity. Monitor b... View More
<1% Flushing of the skin,Anginal symptoms,Fever,Rash,Pruritus,Hypoglycemia,Epigastric pain,Hemolysis in G6PD deficiency,Thrombocytopenia,Hepatitis,Nigh... View More
Reduced renal clearance of amantadine. Reduced clearance w/ cimetidine. Increased anticoagulant effect of warfarin and other anticoagulants. Reduced pla... View More
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