QUININE SULFATE- quinine capsule
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Quinine Sulfate (kwye’ nine sul’ fate) Capsules, USP
Read the Medication Guide that comes with quinine sulfate capsules before you start taking it 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 it and at regular checkups. Quinine sulfate capsules are not approved for the prevention or 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.
Quinine sulfate capsules may cause:
Call your healthcare provider right away if you have:
Quinine sulfate capsules can have other serious side effects. See “What are the possible side effects of quinine sulfate capsules?”
What are quinine sulfate capsules?
Quinine sulfate capsules are a prescription medicine used to treat uncomplicated malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
Quinine sulfate capsules are not approved to:
It is not known if quinine sulfate capsules are safe and effective in children under 16 years of age.
Who should not take quinine sulfate capsules?
Do not take quinine sulfate capsules if you have:
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking quinine sulfate capsules?
Before taking quinine sulfate capsules, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Quinine sulfate capsules and other medicines may affect each other causing serious side effects. Certain medicines can cause the blood levels of quinine sulfate capsules to be too high or too low in your body.
Do not start taking a new medicine without telling your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Even medicines that you may take for a short period of time, such as antibiotics, can mix in your blood with quinine sulfate capsules and cause serious side effects or death.
How should I take quinine sulfate capsules?
What are the possible side effects of quinine sulfate capsules?
Quinine sulfate capsules may cause serious side effects, including:
The most common side effects of 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 the safe and effective use of 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 it was not prescribed. Do not give quinine sulfate capsules to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It 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 health professionals.
What are the ingredients in quinine sulfate capsules?
Active Ingredients: quinine sulfate, USP
Inactive Ingredients: corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, gelatin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone and silicon dioxide. The capsules also use a monogramming ink which contains black iron oxide, potassium hydroxide, propylene glycol, shellac and strong ammonia solution.
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