QUININE SULFATE- quinine sulfate capsule
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Quinine (KWĪ-nīn) Sulfate Capsules USP
Read the Medication Guide that comes with quinine sulfate capsules before you start taking them and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment. You and your healthcare provider should talk about quinine sulfate capsules when you start taking them and at regular checkups. Quinine sulfate capsules are not approved for the treatment of night-time leg cramps.
What is the most important information I should know about quinine sulfate capsules?
Quinine sulfate capsules used to treat or prevent leg cramps may cause serious side effects or even death.
Call your healthcare provider right away if you have:
Taking quinine sulfate capsules with some other medicines can increase the chance of serious side effects. Tell your healthcare provider if you take any other medicines.
Certain medicines can cause the blood levels of quinine sulfate capsules to be too high or too low in your body. It is important for you to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Quinine sulfate capsules and other medicines may affect each other causing serious side effects or death. Even medicines that you may take for a short period of time, such as antibiotics, can mix in your blood with quinine sulfate and cause serious side effects or death. Do not start taking a new medicine without telling your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
What are quinine sulfate capsules?
Quinine sulfate capsules are a prescription medication used to treat malaria (uncomplicated) caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
Quinine sulfate capsules are Not approved to:
It is not known if quinine sulfate capsules are safe and work in children younger than 16 years old.
Who should not take quinine sulfate capsules?
Do not take quinine sulfate capsules if you have:
What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting quinine sulfate capsules?
Before you take quinine sulfate capsules, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
How should I take quinine sulfate capsules?
Call your healthcare provider right away:
What are the possible side effects of quinine sulfate capsules?
Quinine sulfate capsules may cause serious side effects.
Common side effects with quinine sulfate capsules include:
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all of the possible side effects of quinine sulfate capsules. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store quinine sulfate capsules?
Keep quinine sulfate capsules and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General Information about quinine sulfate capsules
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use quinine sulfate capsules for a condition for which they were not prescribed. Do not give quinine sulfate capsules to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. They may harm them.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about quinine sulfate capsules. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about quinine sulfate capsules that is written for healthcare professionals.
For more information, call 1-888-838-2872.
What are the ingredients in quinine sulfate capsules USP?
Active Ingredients: quinine sulfate, USP
Inactive Ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, gelatin, iron oxide black, magnesium stearate, pregelatinized corn starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium lauryl sulfate, and titanium dioxide. The imprinting ink may contain potassium hydroxide.
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This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Manufactured In Canada By:
TEVA CANADA LIMITED
Toronto, Canada M1B 2K9
TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.
North Wales, PA 19454
Rev. E 1/2016