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Qinet 600 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Qinet Injection

Qinet 600 mg Injection is used in the treatment of malaria.

Qinet Injection 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 Qinet Injection

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

How Qinet Injection works

Qinet 600 mg Injection 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.

Qinet Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Qinet 600 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Qinet 600 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Qinet 600 mg Injection may affect your vision and cause vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Qinet 600 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Qinet 600 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Qinet 600 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qinet 600 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Qinet 600 mg Injection helps in the treatment of malaria.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Qinet 600 mg Injection affects you.
  • Have regular eye tests done while you are taking this medicine. Stop taking Qinet 600 mg Injection 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 Qinet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fagene, Avifam, Pedin
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Qinet

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Dear sir, I have infected with malaria can you tell proper treatment my platelets is less than 48 k please guide me
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
malaria mai platelet kyu kam hoga
My son have maleriya and dengue positive. As per blood reports Platelets are 1.95 Next day 1.70 Yesterday 1.85 lacks Admitted in nursing home Continue drip for fluid deficiency taking care Now What we have to take careAlso bp normal Ultrasound normal Chest x ray normalAll other blood reports normal
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
All that is required for Dengue is Plenty of fluids and what I gather from your information , he does not require hospitalisation . For malaria he must have already got treatmentfor more information on Dengue read my article http://knockknockdoctor.blogspot.in/2016/08/dengue.html
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6th Floor, “B” Wing, Manubhai Towers,Sayajigunj, Vadodara - 390005 Gujarat. India
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2 ml in 1 vial
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