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FALCIQUIN 300MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR FALCIQUIN

Quinine(300 mg)

food interaction for FALCIQUIN

alcohol interaction for FALCIQUIN

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It is better to take Falciquin 300mg injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Falciquin 300mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FALCIQUIN

    Quinine(300 mg)

    Uses

    Falciquin 300mg injection is used in the treatment of malaria and cerebral malaria

    How it works

    Falciquin 300mg injection is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Abdominal pain, Blurred vision, Changes in color vision, Dizziness, Face redness, Headache, Altered heart rate, Increased sweating, Ringing in ear, Vertigo, Vomiting

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FALCIQUIN

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    • CINKONA 300MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 10.54/ML of injection
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    • REZ Q 300 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 15.80/ML of injection
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      Rs. 31.60
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    • QINARSOL 300 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 10.51/ML of injection
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      Rs. 21.02
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    • SULFAQUIN 300MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Indica Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 15/ML of injection
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      Rs. 30
      pay 39% more per ML of injection
    • KWINIL 300MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 8.66/ML of injection
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      Rs. 17.32
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    Expert advice FOR FALCIQUIN

    • Take this medication with meals to minimize chances of stomach upset.
    • Tell your doctor if you have any heart problems related to irregular rhythm of heartbeats or any liver or kidney disorder.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience unexplained bleeding or bruising as quinine may decrease platelet count in blood (thrombocytopenia).
    • You should regularly check the blood glucose levels during the treatment with quinine.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not take if allergic to quinine or any of its ingredients or mefloquine or quinidine.
    • Avoid if Patients have prolonged QT interval (disordered electrical activity of heart leading to heart disorders).
    • Avoid if Patients is suffering from glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a hereditary disorder affecting red blood cells).
    • Do not take if suffering from myasthenia gravis (a rare disorder characterized by severe muscle weakness).
    • Avoid if Patients has optic neuritis (inflammation of the eye nerve causing visual disorders).
    • Do not take if Patients have history of blackwater fever (a complication of malaria), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (a rare blood disorder) or thrombocytopenia (abnormally low number of platelets in blood).
    • Avoid if Patients is suffering from tinnitus (ringing in ears) or hematuria (blood in the urine).

    Frequently asked questions FOR FALCIQUIN

    Quinine

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    Is quinine good for leg cramps/ cramps/ stop leg cramps/ help leg cramps?
    Yes. Quinine is used in certain cases to prevent and treat night leg cramps which regularly disrupt sleep

    Q.

    Does quinine help with restless leg syndrome?
    No. Quinine is not indicated for use in neurological conditions like restless leg syndrome. It is used in certain cases to prevent and treat night leg cramps

    Q.

    Is quinine an alkaloid/ a stimulant/ a diuretic?
    Quinine is an alkaloid obtained from bark of the cinchona tree. It is not a stimulant (i.e. does not stimulate the brain or any mental functions) or a diuretic (does not increase urine output)

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    Can you take quinine with warfarin?
    Taking warfarin with quinine may increase risk of unexplained bleeding or bruising as quinine may decrease platelet count in blood (thrombocytopenia). Please inform your doctor about all medications you are taking currently before starting quinine treatment

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    Does quinine prevent malaria?
    No. Quinine does not prevent malaria. It is used for the treatment of malaria (caused by parasite Plasmodium falciparum) which is resistant to multiple drugs including chloroquine.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)