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4 Quin Capsule

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of 4 Quin Capsule

4 Quin Capsule side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use 4 Quin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. 4 Quin Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How 4 Quin Capsule works

4 Quin Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

4 Quin Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with 4 Quin Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
4 Quin Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
4 Quin Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
4 Quin Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
4 Quin Capsule may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
4 Quin Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of 4 Quin Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
4 Quin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of 4 Quin Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of 4 Quin Capsule in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of 4 Quin Capsule?

If you miss a dose of 4 Quin Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed 4 Quin Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue 4 Quin Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking 4 Quin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to 4 Quin

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I have a red small infections in skin in lower arm at 3-4 place. i have applied ring cutter but it is spread redness to surrounding skin also as i applied on surrounding too. pl advice
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
post pictures of the problem and names of the Medicines u've used
i am suffering from ringworm and jock infections since 4 months. I took Flukanjol 150mg, Terbinafine 500mg and Micanajol Cream. but it didn't work. please suggest medicines or tests that are required
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Onabet cream twice a day meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of 4 Quin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of 4 Quin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking 4 Quin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking 4 Quin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of 4 Quin increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of 4 Quin is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take 4 Quin. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References
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Ashirwad building, S.V.Road, Opp. Badi Masjid, Bandra(W), Mumbai-400050, INDIA
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