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Composition : QUININE-300MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : REZ-Q 300 MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information



Information for patients
Drug Information Quinine sulphate belongs to a group of medicines called anti-protozoal agents and they are used to treat: • malaria • and prevent night cramps in adults and the elderly when sleep is regularly disrupted
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • an allergy (hypersensitivity) to quinine (including that in tonic waters or other beverages), quinoline . • blood in your urine • ringing in your ears • suffer from muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis) • problems with your eyes or difficulty seeing
Drug Special Care • have irregular heart beats or other heart disease • have had malaria for a long time • suffer from severe glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD), this can cause episodes of anaemia after eating certain foods such as fava beans (favism) or certain drugs including drugs to prevent malaria and dapsone You should not take more than the prescribed dose as a condition called ‘cinchonism’ may occur even with normal doses.
Drug Drug Interactions • anticoagulants (to stop your blood from clotting) • cardiac glycosides (for your heart such as digoxin) • chloroquine, mefloquine, artemether with lumefantrine or primaquine (also to treat malaria) • cimetidine (to treat stomach ulcers or acid reflux and indigestion) • amantadine (to treat Parkinsons Disease or some viral infections) • ciclosporin (to prevent transplant rejection) • flecainide, quinidine or amiodarone (to treat irregular heart beats) • terfenadine (for allergic reactions) • pimozide or thioridazine (to treat some mental disorders) • moxifloxacin rifampicin or antifungals (to treat infections) • medicines to treat diabetes • suxamethonium (muscle relaxant) • HIV medicines • barbiturates, carbamazepine or phenytoin (used in epilepsy)
Drug Pregnancy Interaction You should not take Quinine sulphate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding unless advised to by your doctor. Quinine sulphate should not be used for night cramps during pregnancy.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction You should not take Quinine sulphate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding unless advised to by your doctor. Quinine sulphate should not be used for night cramps during pregnancy.
Drug Machinery Interaction Quinine sulphate may affect your vision. Make sure you are not affected before you drive or operate machinery.
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty • Malaria (you may be given another medicine for malaria with or after this course of quinine): Adults (including elderly) and children over 12 years - 600mg every eight hours for 5-7 days Children under 12 years - 10mg per kg of body weight every eight hours for 7 days If you have kidney or liver disease you may be given a different dose. • Night cramps: Adults (including elderly) - 200mg at bedtime. It may take up to 4 weeks before you notice any reduction in the frequency of leg cramps.
Drug Dose Always take Quinine sulphate exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Swallow the with water.
Excess Drug Consumption If you (or someone else) swallow a lot of at the same time, or you think a child may have swallowed any, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or tell your doctor immediately. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, difficulty breathing, changes in heart beat, fits, ‘ringing’ in the ears, loss of hearing, headache, feeling or being sick and changes in vision.
Forgot Drug Consumption Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose take it as soon as you remember it and then take the next dose at the right time.
Stop Drug Consumption do not stop the medicine untill your doctor adviced you to do so
Possible Side Effects
General Information • allergic reactions –itchy skin rash, swelling of the lips, face, throat or tongue, flushing, fever, asthma or sensitivity to light • cinchonism –abdominal pain, diarrhoea, disturbed vision (blurred vision, changes in colour perception or field of vision, total blindness), headache, feeling or being sick, ringing in the ears or impaired hearing, rashes, loss of consciousness, fits, shock due to heart problems, irregular heart beats, death. If these occur while taking Quinine sulphate for leg cramps, treatment should be stopped and a doctor contacted straight away. •changes to blood cells, if you notice that you are bruising or bleeding easily, have frequent nose bleeds, or you have more sore throats and infections than usual tell your doctor who may want to give you a blood test.
Common Drug Side Effects • diarrhoea, feeling or being sick, abdominal pain, low blood sugar. • muscle weakness, excitement, agitation, ‘spinning’ sensation’, confusion, loss of consciousness, coma, death. • headache, changes in vision, ‘ringing’ in the ears, loss of hearing. • swollen, itchy, flaky, red or raised patches of skin, rashes, sensitivity to light. • aggrevation of Myasthenia gravis. • kidney damage, water retention, slowed heart rate, changes in heart rhythm and the way the heart beats, eczema, miscarriages (at very high concentrations), difficulty breathing.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Store below 25°C in a dry place Do not use Quinine sulphate after the expiry date stated on the label/carton/bottle. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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