Pbquin 600mg Injection

icon
P & B Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pbquin 600mg Injection

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Malaria, Cerebral malaria
21.16
2 ml in 1 vial
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Pbquin Injection

uses

Uses of Pbquin Injection

Pbquin 600mg Injection is used in the treatment of malaria and Cerebral malaria.
uses

Side effects of Pbquin Injection

Common

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

uses

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).
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Pbquin 600mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
...
+more
Lactation
SAFE
Pbquin 600mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
...
+more
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pbquin 600mg Injection may affect your vision and cause vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) which may affect your ability to drive.
...
+more
Kidney
CAUTION
Pbquin 600mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pbquin 600mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Liver
CAUTION
Pbquin 600mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pbquin 600mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Aciloc 25mg Injection, Rantop Syrup, Myntac 150mg Tablet
Related Articles

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.
+more

Substitutes for Pbquin Injection

Nine 600mg Injection
Skymax Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹7.93/ml of Injection
save 25%
Falciquin 600mg Injection
Theta Lab Pvt Ltd
₹10.25/ml of Injection
save 3%
Qinet 600mg Injection
Bennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
₹11.21/ml of Injection
6% costlier
Rez Q 600mg Injection
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹15.8/ml of Injection
49% costlier
Cinkona 600mg Injection
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
₹92.38/Injection
773% costlier
Top Physicians
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
4.4
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
Dr. Yoginder Gupta
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
5.0
cross img