Quinine Oral Capsule 324Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Quinine: Oral capsule (324mg)

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Quinine 324mg Capsule
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3002 93 3002 
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Quinine 324mg Capsule
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: AR 102 AR 102 

What is this Medicine?

QUININE (KWYE nine) is an antimalarial agent. It is used to treat malaria. Quinine should not be used to prevent leg cramps.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Qualaquin: Oral capsule (324mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Quinine: Oral capsule(324mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule

NDC: 000933002
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malaria, Babesiosis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3002 93 3002 
Shape: capsule
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule

Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule(Quinine Sulfate)
Food and Quinine(Quinine Sulfate)
Some food products may contain Quinine (Tonic Water). To avoid additive effects and decrease the potential for side effects while taking medications containing quinine; avoid the use of Tonic Water. Contact your health care provider promptly if you experience side effects such as headache, changes in vision or hearing, or a racing heartbeat while taking Quinine.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule(Quinine Sulfate)
Grapefruit juice and Quinine(Quinine Sulfate)
These drugs may be taken together only under close supervision from your prescriber. Taking these drugs together can increase the risk of a dangerous change in heartbeat or heart rhythm. Contact your prescriber immediately if you experience chest pain, dizziness, fainting or falling spells, palpitations, shortness of breath, or a change in your heartbeat (such as a fast or irregular heartbeat).
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule(Quinine Sulfate)
Marijuana and Quinine(Quinine Sulfate)
Quinine can theoretically alter the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Quinine. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Quinine Sulfate 324mg Capsule(Quinine Sulfate)
Tobacco and Quinine(Quinine Sulfate)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of Quinine in treating your condition. Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of Quinine from the body, which in theory can make this drug less effective. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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