Quinaprim 15mg Tablet

PCI Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Quinaprim 15mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

14 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Quinaprim Tablet


Uses of Quinaprim Tablet

Quinaprim 15mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria.

Side effects of Quinaprim Tablet


Abdominal pain, Epigastric pain, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Heartburn.


How to use Quinaprim 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. Quinaprim 15mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Quinaprim Tablet works

Quinaprim 15mg Tablet 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 Quinaprim Tablet

Expert advice for Quinaprim Tablet

  • You may undergo blood examinations particularly blood counts, hemoglobin determination during your treatment with primaquine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following: heart disease, low potassium in the blood (hypokalemia) and/or low magnesium in the blood (hypomagnesemia).
  • Do not take the given dose of primaquine for >14 days.
  • Do not take along with drugs which are known to cause disordered electrical activity of heart (QT prolongation).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Quinaprim Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Quinaprim Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Quinaprim 15mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Quinaprim 15mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Quinaprim 15mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Quinapr
im 15mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Quinapr
im 15mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Quinaprim Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Primaquine

No. Quinaprim is neither a sulfa drug nor contain sulfa
Quinaprim is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Derivatives of Quinaprim are available in prodrug form, after metabolism Quinaprim gets converted into carboxyprimaquine
Quinaprim is used to treat and prevent repeated occurrence of symptoms of malaria
Q. Why is primaquine given with clindamycin?
Primaquine and clindamycin are given together for the treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia
Quinaprim is active against primary erythrocytic stage of malarial parasite called Plasmodium falciparum, so it is given in falciparum malaria
No. Quinaprim is specifically used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

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