About Careers MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Quinidine (Quinidine) Drug Price and Information

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

Quinidine

  Tablet
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Quinidine
 56.30
200mg
10 Tablets
Update the Drug Info ADD Drugs

Drug information on Quinidine (Quinidine) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Advertisement

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.
More Info about Quinidine

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jan 31, 2023
Advertisement

Medical condition(s) for which Quinidine may be prescribed


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.

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.

How to use Quinidine?

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

When Should Quinidine not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Advertisement

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.



Search for Drugs/Medicines

    Disclaimer :
    Medindia updates the prices regularly, however, there may be slight discrepancies in the prices displayed. This can be due to the following reasons:Medindia updates the prices regularly, however, there may be slight discrepancies in the prices displayed. This can be due to the following reasons:
    • Difference in GST/local taxes
    • Change in price by the company
    • Updation of price information may not have happened at the right time
    For the above reasons, Medindia cannot be held liable for any action taken based on the information provided by its website. The purpose of this website is to provide initial guidance only and it does not intend to replace professional medical opinion in any manner whatsoever.

    Post a Comment

    Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.

    Drug Price A - Z
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
    Advertisement
    Advertisement
    Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

    open close
    CONSULT ONLINE WITH A DOCTOR