LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

icon
Leo Pharmaceuticals

Composition for LEOQUIN R NA SUSPENSION

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
icon
Driving
9
10 ML in 1 bottle
SOLD OUT

Substitutes for LEOQUIN R

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

uses

Uses of LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

Leoquin r suspension is used in the treatment of malaria.
uses

Side effects of LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

Common

Abdominal pain, Mood changes, Vomiting, Dizziness, Muscle weakness, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Itching, Hearing disorder, Blurred vision, Visual disturbance, Headache, Bloating, Altered heart rate, Photopsia (presence of perceived flashes of light), Eye disorder, Drowsiness, Ringing in ear, Rash.

uses

How to use LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Leoquin r suspension with food.

How LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION works

Leoquin r suspension is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

In Depth Information on LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

Expert advice for LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION

  • Take this medication with meals or milk to decrease the risk of stomach upset.
  • This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful while  driving doing  anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
  • Do not start or continue the chloroquine tablets, If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chloroquine or any of the other ingredients of chloroquine tablet.
  • Do not start or continue the chloroquine tablets, if  you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
  • Check the blood glucose levels during the treatment with chloroquine.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome after taking chloroquine.
  • Do not use long-term high dosage therapy unless no other drug is available. 
  • Eye examination prior to and at 3–6 monthly intervals during use is required if patients are receiving chloroquine at continuous high doses for longer duration.
  • Full blood counts should be carried out regularly. Caution is required if drugs which induce blood disorders are used concurrently.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for LEOQUIN R SUSPENSION
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leoquin r suspension 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
LEFRHUM 20MG TABLET, LEFRON 20MG TABLET, DIXIN 3MG/5ML SYRUP, RANTAC 50MG/2ML INJECTION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LEOQUIN R NA SUSPENSION

Frequently asked questions for Chloroquine

Q. Is chloroquine a quinine/antibiotic/ contain sulpha/ is still used?
No, it is 4-aminoquinoline and not a quinine/antibiotic. It does not contain sulfa. It is used for the treatment of malaria (due to P. vivax, P.malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum), prevention and suppression of malaria, amoebic hepatitis and abscess, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis
Q. Is chloroquine available over the counter?
Yes,it is available over the counter
Q. Is chloroquine safe in G6PD deficiency?
No, as there may be a risk of hemolysis in patients with G6PD deficiency. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is chloroquine banned in Nigeria?
Yes, it is banned in Nigeria
Q. What is Lariago tablet/Lariago syrup/Lariago-DS/ Resochin used for?
These are the trade names of products containing the drug chloroquine and are used in the treatment of malaria
Q. Does chloroquine affect birth control/ affect the birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle?
No, it does not affect birth control/ affect birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does chloroquine cause nightmares/insomnia?
Chloroquine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
+more

Top Ophthalmologists
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Shishir Agrawal
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.9
doctor
Dr. Parul Sharma
MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
4.2
doctor
Dr. Tinku Bali Razdan
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
Dr. Anita Sethi
MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
4.8
cross img