Pbquin 600mg Injection

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P & B Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pbquin 600mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Malaria, Cerebral malaria
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Pregnancy
21.16
₹10.58/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pbquin Injection

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Uses of Pbquin Injection

Pbquin 600mg Injection is used in the treatment of Malaria and Cerebral malaria.
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Side effects of Pbquin Injection

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

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How to use Pbquin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Pbquin Injection works

Pbquin 600mg injection 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 Pbquin Injection

Expert advice for Pbquin Injection

  • 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).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pbquin 600mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pbquin 600mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pbquin 600mg Injection should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Pbquin 600mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

In some of the patients it may impair driving performence and operate machinary.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pbquin
600mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dixin 3mg/5ml Syrup, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Aciloc 25mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pbquin 600mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Quinine

Yes. Pbquin is used in certain cases to prevent and treat night leg cramps which regularly disrupt sleep
No. Pbquin 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)
Q. 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
No. Pbquin 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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