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Drug information on Quinidine (Quinidine) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd


GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Quinidine
10 Tablets
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Drug Name : Quinidine

Quinidine(Quinaglute) generic Quinidine is an antiarrhythmic, prescribed for abnormal heart rhythms. It is also used for malaria. It affects the way that the heart beats.
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Other Trade Names for Quinidine

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International : 

Quinaglute, Duraquin, Quinact, Quinidex, Cin-Quin, Quinora
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Quinidine may be prescribed

Side effects of Quinidine

   Most Common : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and heartburn.

   Central Nervous System : Lightheadedness, fatigue, weakness, nervousness and incoordination.

   Heart : Palpitations.

   Eye and ENT : Hearing loss, deafness, blurred vision, double vision, sensitivity to light, headache and confusion.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Arrhythmia- As sulfate: 200-300 mg 3-4 times/day.
Malaria As sulfate: 300-600 mg 3-4 times/day for 5-7 days.

How to use Quinidine?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.

When is Quinidine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with myasthenia gravis, severe uncontrolled, abnormal heart rhythms and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Quinidine

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, heart failure, heart block, QT prolongation, low blood pressure, high/low blood calcium levels; decreased blood platelets; digitalis intoxication, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Other Precautions for Quinidine

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Quinidine

Store it at room temperature and away from light.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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