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Drinking tonic water as I was told that quinine was good for treating arthritis ?

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis

Quinine itself is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and malaria.
However, tonic water does not have enough quinine in it to be effective for these conditions. You should thus see a rheumatologist if you are trying to treat arthritis.

In brief: Rheumatoid arthritis

Quinine itself is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and malaria.
However, tonic water does not have enough quinine in it to be effective for these conditions. You should thus see a rheumatologist if you are trying to treat arthritis.
Dr. Moshe Lewis
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