Express delivery to
Select Pincode
Search for Medicine and Healthcare items
Search
medicine

Zequin 600mg Tablets

By SWISS PHARMA PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
8.50*
MRP 10.00
15% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
7 days return policyRead More
All the Products are packed and stored Safely

Zequin 600mg Tablets Description

Zequin Tablet is an antimalarial medicine. It contains quinine as its active component that is used to treat malaria. It may also be used to treat and prevent nighttime leg cramps. This medicine work

s by acting directly on malaria-causing organisms and thus inhibiting their growth. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Stopping this medicine suddenly may result in treatment failure and incomplete eradication of malaria-causing organisms from the body. Thereby, increasing the risk of re-infection. Before taking Zequin Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹8.50
You Save₹1.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsQuinine Sulphate
UsesMalaria
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness
TherapyANTI-MALARIAL
molecules
Check more medicines with composition as Quinine Sulphate
uses

Uses of Zequin 600mg Tablets

  • Zequin Tablet is used for the treatment of malaria.
  • It may also be used to treat and prevent nighttime leg cramps.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zequin 600mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to quinine or any of the ingredients of Zequin Tablet.
  • If you have any kind of eye problem such as swelling in the eye or difficulty in vision.
  • If you have a condition of muscle weakness.
  • If you are suffering from ringing in the ears.
  • If you have any kind of blood-related disorder.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zequin 600mg Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or joint pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zequin 600mg Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zequin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zequin Tablet can be recommended during pregnancy only if your doctor strictly considers it essential. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zequin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take Zequin Tablet tablet only under the doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zequin Tablet?
A:
Zequin Tablet makes you feel sleepy and dizzy and may affect your vision. Thus it is advised not to drive when you are taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zequin Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine, it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often. However, consuming alcohol may aggravate some of the side effects. So it may be best to hold off on drinking alcohol until you finish the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart disorders like irregular heartbeat, slow heart rate, etc.
  • You have a history of malaria for a long time.
  • You were born or have any other medical condition that affects heart rhythm.
  • You have an enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zequin 600mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Zequin Tablet works by increasing the levels of haeme (a toxic substance to the malarial parasite) in the blood. As a result, it kills the parasite and helps to stop the infection from spreading furth...
Read more
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zequin 600mg Tablets

  • Zequin Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor, preferably with food or a beverage containing milk or water.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • In case you vomit within 1 hour of taking this medicine, take another dose.
interactions

Interactions of Zequin 600mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zequin Tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications a...
    Read more
  • Especially, if you are taking any other anti-malarial medicines like artemether with lumefantrine, chloroquine, etc., anti-coagulants, heart-related medicines, anti-epileptic medicines, medicines for ...
    Read more
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, antibiotics like moxifloxacin, anti-fungal medicines, muscle relaxants, anti-HIV medicines, anti-reflux medici...
    Read more
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zequin 600mg Tablets

  • Store Zequin Tablet below 30°C.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zequin 600mg Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include headache, nausea, blurred vision, ringing in the ears, muscle twitching, etc. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon...
Read more

Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of anti-malarial medicine as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of the Zequin Tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

^

Q: Can I stop taking Zequin Tablet if I feel improvement in symptoms?

A: No, it is important to complete the course of the Zequin Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. You may feel better after the first dose, but to kill the malarial parasite entirely from your body, you must complete the course or you may have a recurrence of malaria.

Q: Does Zequin Tablet cause dizziness?

A: Yes, the use of Zequin Tablet can cause dizziness along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. If you experience this symptom, it is recommended to avoid driving or performing any activity.

Q: Can Zequin Tablet tablet be used for dengue?

A: No, Zequin Tablet tablet should not be used to treat dengue. It is used to treat malarial infections caused by the malarial parasite.

Q: Can Zequin Tablet be used for typhoid?

A: No, Zequin Tablet is not effective against typhoid. Typhoid is a bacterial infection and this medicine is an anti-parasitic medicine.
Last Updated on: 29 Jun 2022 | 04:18 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is supplied to the best of our abilities to make it accurate and reliable as it is published after a review by a team of professionals. This information is solely intended to provide a general overview on the product and must be used for informational purposes only. You should not use the information provided herein to diagnose, prevent, or cure a health problem. Nothing contained on this page is intended to create a doctor-patient relationship, replace or be a substitute for a registered medical practitioner's medical treatment/advice or consultation. The absence of any information or warning to any medicine shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance. We highly recommend that you consult your registered medical practitioner for all queries or doubts related to your medical condition. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site. Please click here for detailed T&C.
Our Payment Partners
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/gpay.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/paytm.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/amazon-pay.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/phonepe.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/mobikwik.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/airtel-money.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/ola-money.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/maestro.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/mastercard.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/visa.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/rupay.svg
https://assets.pharmeasy.in/web-assets/_next/icons/diners.svg