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Quinine Overdose (Overview)

Quinine ( Qualaquin) is an anti-parasitic medication used in the treatment of malaria. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.


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What is the treatment for quinine overdose?

What is the treatment for quinine overdose?

Quinine: If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may administer activated charcoal to help reduce the amount of the medication that is absorbed into the bloodstream. Treatment will also involve supportive care, which consists of treating symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. Supportive treatment options for a quinine overdose may include fluids through an intravenous (IV) line an. ...Read more

Quinine Overdose (Overview)

Quinine ( Qualaquin) is an anti-parasitic medication used in the treatment of malaria. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.


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What is the definition or description of: Quinine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Quinine overdose?

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 medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for quinine overdose?

Quinine: If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may administer activated charcoal to help reduce the amount of the medication that is absorbed into the bloodstream. Treatment will also involve supportive care, which consists of treating symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. Supportive treatment options for a quinine overdose may include fluids through an intravenous (IV) line an. ...Read more

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What effects does an overdose of quinine sulphate have on the body?

Quinine: Effects of an overdose people who take too much quinine may have overdose symptoms that could include: •headaches •nausea and vomiting •abdominal (stomach) pain •diarrheadrowsiness •incoordination •breathing problems •dizziness •sweating •flushing (sudden redness and warmth of the skin) •ringing in the ears •hearing problems, including complete hearing lossvision problems, . ...Read more

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Can you easily overdose on quinine?

Quinine: Quinine (originally derived from the cinchona tree) is still used sometimes as part of the treatment of certain forms of malaria. The earliest symptoms are cinchonism with ringing in the ears and sometimes hearing difficulties and rashes. Very high doses of quinine can cause death usually because of cardiac toxicity. ...Read more

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Is quinine water a medicine?

Is quinine water a medicine?

Tonic water?: Tonic water is water with minor amounts of quinine. The levels are too low to be considered medicinal. ...Read more

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Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

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 stopped that. Quinidine is used for cardiac (heart) problems. ...Read more

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How long does quinine tincture stay potent?

How long does quinine tincture stay potent?

Tinctures: Generally speaking tinctures are usually preparations of medicaments in a high concentration of alcohol. If stored in air-tight, opaque containers in a cool, dark, dry place, tinctures can retain their potency for 3-5 years or more. You can verify the potency of your preparation by taking it to a lab for an analysis if it is aged. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is quinine used for?

What is quinine used for?

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 used for nocturnal leg cramps and as an antiarrhythmic medication. These indications are not often treated with the medication any longer. As a rheumatologist the drug is used in patients who cannot tolerate hydroxychloroquine. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand
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Quinine (Definition)

Was originally derived from the bark of a certain tree. It is used some times in the treatment of certain kinds of malaria. It used to be used for leg cramps but potential side effects outweighed benefit. A small amount is found in tonic water but not enough to ...Read more


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