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Qinet 600mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Qinet 600mg Injection is an antiparasitic medicine, used for the treatment of malaria. It may also be used to treat and prevent nighttime leg cramps. It works by killing the malaria causing parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Qinet 600mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Take measures to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes like using insect repellent creams on parts of your body, not covered by clothing. Spray mosquito repellent to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening. Wear light-colored and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.

Some people may experience vomiting, deafness, headache, and dizziness as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness. Please consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve or persist for a longer duration.

Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as it can lower the sugar levels in the blood. If you are diabetic, you should monitor your blood sugar regularly. It may cause blurring of vision. Therefore, regular eye examinations are recommended while on treatment with this medicine. When used long term, your doctor may monitor the amounts of the different types of blood cells in your blood regularly. Inform your doctor if you have unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, fever, or a general feeling of tiredness.

Uses of Qinet Injection

Side effects of Qinet Injection

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 600mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Qinet 600mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Qinet 600mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Qinet 600mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Qinet 600mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Qinet 600mg Injection may affect your vision and cause vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Qinet 600mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Qinet 600mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Qinet 600mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qinet 600mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Qinet 600mg Injection helps in the treatment of malaria.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Qinet 600mg Injection affects you.
  • Have regular eye tests done while you are taking this medicine. Stop taking Qinet 600mg 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): Cardisip, Digover, Caxin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Femo, Fagene, Avifam
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR
Brand(s): Acigo
MINOR

Patient Concerns

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How many e mail injection should be inject in p vivex malaria
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
The question itself is not relevant
Cellulitis, pain in left lower limb, problem in walking, initially muscle torn leads to infection Previously on linezolid 600, vibact, lyser D for 5days Now from yesterday on Zonamax 1gm injection and lyser D and rab 20
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Also start Injection Dalacin-C 600mg thrice daily and Tab Septilin-DS thrice dailyThis is in addition to the existing treatmentKeep the limb elevated above the level of your chest at all times
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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.
  2. Rosenthal PJ. Antiprotozoal Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 905-906.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1188.
  4. WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Parasitic Diseases. 1995. PP 38-41. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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