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Pbquin 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Pbquin Tablet

Pbquin 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.

Pbquin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Deafness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Ringing in ear
  • Diarrhea
  • Vertigo
  • Increased sweating

How to use Pbquin Tablet

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. Pbquin 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pbquin Tablet works

Pbquin 100 mg Tablet is an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Pbquin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pbquin 100 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Pbquin 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Pbquin 100 mg Tablet may affect your vision and cause vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pbquin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pbquin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pbquin 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pbquin 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Pbquin 100 mg Tablet helps in the treatment of malaria.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Taking too much of this medicine may lead to serious, irreversible side effects.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Pbquin 100 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Have regular eye tests done while you are taking this medicine. Stop taking Pbquin 100 mg Tablet and immediately inform your doctor if you notice any changes in your vision.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or ringing in your ears.
  • It can cause lowering of blood sugar level. Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pbquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR
Brand(s): Fagene, Avifam, Pedin
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pbquin

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Malaria PV Repeatedly attacks.Just completed Chloroquine+Primaquine Radical treatment with Ofloxacin 200. Though it may com after 3 months or 12 months.I am a Hospital pharmacist and learnt about SYNRIAM TABLET (SUN Pharma).Can I take it ??
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
General Physician
Get inj emal for 3 days intramuscular
Having high fever and little chest congestion, college gave levatos 500mg one tablet for 3 days and crocin tablets. Temperature is still not coming down, temp rises to 102deg
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
do dengue and malaria test
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References
  1. Vinetz JM, Clain J, Bounkeua V, et al. Chemotherapy of Malaria. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1405-407.
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