Quinine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugQuinine is an Anti-Infectives 
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Quinine is used for
Multiple drug resistant P. falciparum malaria
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS
Contraindications1. Haemoglobinuria
2. Optic neuritis
3. Tinnitus
4. Quinine resistant falciparum
5. Pregnancy
6. Lactation
10. Prolonged QT interval.
Precautions 1. Atrial fibrillation
2. Conduction defects
3. Heart block
4. Monitor for signs of cardiac toxicity
and blood glucose levels
5. Renal impairment
6. G-6- PD deficiency
Adverse Effects 1. Cinchonism
2. Hypersensitivity reactions
3. Haemorrhage and asthma
4. Hypoglycaemia
5. Renal damage
6. Blood disorders
7. Cardiovascular
8. Gastrointestinal and CNS effects
Pregnancy Category X

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