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Quinomac 300mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Quinomac 300mg 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.

Quinomac 300mg 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 Quinomac Injection

Benefits of Quinomac Injection

In Malaria

Quinomac 300mg Injection is an antimalarial medicine and is used alone or with other medications to treat malaria (a serious or life-threatening illness that is spread by a parasite that enters the human body by the bite of infected mosquitoes). However, this medicine should not be used to prevent malaria or to treat severe cases of malaria. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Refrain from taking any other medicines or antacids along with this medicine (unless advised by the doctor) as they may affect the absorption of this medicine. Do not use this medicine for treating any other condition without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Quinomac Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Quinomac

  • Vomiting
  • Deafness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Quinomac Injection

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

How Quinomac Injection works

Quinomac 300mg 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 Quinomac 300mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Quinomac 300mg 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
Quinomac 300mg 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
Quinomac 300mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Quinomac 300mg Injection may affect your vision and cause vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Quinomac 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Quinomac 300mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Quinomac 300mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Quinomac 300mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Quinomac 300mg Injection helps in the treatment of malaria.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Quinomac 300mg Injection affects you.
  • Have regular eye tests done while you are taking this medicine. Stop taking Quinomac 300mg 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cinchona alkaloid
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Quinomac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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My bilirubin levels are higher than normal which is 1.85 against a range of 0.3 to 1.2. I do get my body tests done every year and it is high for several years now and not coming. Down, this time I got my liver function test done specifically to see the results which I'm attaching here. I lead a healthy lifestyle by spending close to 8 hrs doing running and exercise in a week. I occasionally consume alcohol, average once a week that beer. Let me know the remedies.
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FAQs

Q. Who should not use Quinomac?

Use of Quinomac should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Quinomac or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Quinomac for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Quinomac?

Before starting treatment with Quinomac, inform your doctor if you have any other health conditions like kidney or heart-related problems. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Also, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Is Quinomac safe?

Quinomac is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How long does it take for malaria symptoms to show?

Symptoms of malaria can develop as quickly as 7 days after you are being bitten by an infected mosquito. Typically, the time between being infected and the appearance of symptoms (incubation period) is 7 to 18 days. However, in some cases it can take up to one year for the symptoms to develop. Initial symptoms of malaria are flu-like which include feeling hot and shivery, muscle pains, vomiting, headaches and diarrhea.

Q. How can you prevent yourself from getting malaria?

Malaria can be avoided by taking the right approach towards prevention. Avoid mosquito bites by covering your arms and legs, using mosquito net and insect repellent. Check with your doctor whether you need to take malaria prevention tablets. If you do, make sure you take the right antimalarial tablets at the right dose, and finish the proper course of treatment. Seek immediate medical advice from the doctor if you have malaria symptoms.

Q. How is Quinomac administered?

Quinomac should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Quinomac.

Q. Can I take Quinomac if I have kidney disease?

Quinomac should be used with caution in patients having an impaired kidney function. Do not self medicate and avoid its use. If the impairment is very severe then the use of this medicine should be avoided. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking Quinomac.

Q. Can I take Quinomac when I am pregnant?

No, the use of Quinomac is not recommended during pregnancy as it may harm your unborn baby. Seek proper advice from your doctor on using this medicine, if you are pregnant.

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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.
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