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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience in Rheumatology
Quinine: Quinine is a drug developed from the South American cinchona tree. It is most widely used to treat malaria and babesiosis. In the US, it had been us ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pharmacy: Quinine is only available by prescription in the U.S. You need a doctor's prescription for it. Then, you can take it to any pharmacy to get it fille ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Quinine: Quinine (originally derived from the cinchona tree) is still used sometimes as part of the treatment of certain forms of malaria. The earliest sympto ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Malaria Mediation: Treats malaria. Quinine was the first effective treatment for malaria. Quinine should not be used to treat or prevent nighttime leg cramps. Quinine ha ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tonic water?: Tonic water is water with minor amounts of quinine. The levels are too low to be considered medicinal.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Quinine is used to treat malaria and we used to use it nocturnal leg cramps and was very effective until the fda using arcane political science stoppe ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
3-5 years: Tinctures can retain their potency for 3-5 years or more.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Quinine: Cinchonism, diarrhea, constipation, erectile dysfunction, changes in electrolytes & sugar & heart function.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Quinine overdose: Quinine ( Qualaquin) is an anti-parasitic medication used in the treatment of malaria. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Anything's possible: Yes. You can be allergic to many different chemicals including drugs. Does that mean you will be? Maybe but it's unpredictable.

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