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Q Cure 300Mg Tablet

Q Cure 300Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Curewin Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Quinine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Q Cure 300Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of malaria, a disease which occurs as a result of mosquito bites. The disease occurs because of malaria parasites that enter the human body as a result of the mosquito bite. These parasites attack the liver and the red blood cells of the body. Q Cure 300Mg Tablet is prescribed by doctors as it kills malaria parasites that invade the red blood cells. Thus, Q Cure 300Mg Tablet is a part of a group of medicines which are known as antimalarials. Q Cure 300Mg Tablet effectively treats malaria, but does not prevent the onset of the disease.

The drug should be taken as per the instructions given by a doctor. It is meant for oral consumption, and it is generally recommended that patients should take it along with food, so as to reduce the chances of a stomach upset. The drug is generally prescribed for about 3-7 days and should be taken after every 8 hours. The dosage and time period of consumption of drug is usually dependent on the severity of your condition and the country you live in. In case of children the dosage is prescribed as per their weight.

Make sure that you do not stop the medicine half way. It is best that you finish the course of the medicine in order to be fully cured of the infection. If you do not complete the prescribed course, it may complicate your condition further.

The drug has a few side-effects which include-

  • slight headache
  • nausea and dizziness
  • sweating
  • blurry vision
  • flushing

In case any of these side effects persist for a long period of time or become increasingly severe, get in touch with your doctor immediately. Very few patients who are prescribed Q Cure 300Mg Tablet suffer from severe side effects like hemolytic anemia, liver or kidney problems, excessive weakness, severe abdominal pain and yellowing of the skin. Medical help should be sought immediately if any of the above rare side effects are experienced.

Malaria
This medicine is used to treat uncomplicated malaria which is resistant to Chloroquine.
Allergy
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to quinine or other related antimalarial medicines like mefloquine, quinidine etc.
G6PD deficiency
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having this rare hereditary condition where the red blood cell function is abnormal.
associated blackwater fever
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a history of blackwater fever associated with quinine use.
Myasthenia Gravis
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from this condition where muscles tire rapidly.
Optic Neuritis
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from this condition where the nerve fibers of the eye are damaged.
In addition to its intended effect, Q Cure 300Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Severe diarrhea Major Common
Nausea and Vomiting Major Common
Severe abdominal pain Major Common
Black or tarry stools Major Less Common
Bloody stool Major Less Common
Blurred vision Major Rare
Anxiety and nervousness Moderate Less Common
Difficult and painful breathing Major Rare
Severe back pain Moderate Less Common
Ringing or buzzing in the ears Major Rare
Swelling of the eyes, ears, and inside of nose Major Rare
Slurred speech Moderate Less Common
Sleeplessness Minor Less Common
Excessive hunger Minor Common
Fast heartbeat Major Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The time duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is subject to variations based on the patient's condition.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not known. However, it is readily available when taken orally and reaches the peak levels within 1-4 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risk associated with use. Consult your doctor using this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Q Cure 300Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Indica Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Wockhardt Ltd
Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
Serve Pharmaceuticals
Almet Corporation Ltd
Skymax Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Divine Lifecare Pvt Ltd
PCI Pharmaceuticals
Cornel Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Stallion Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Genetiac Pharma
Zee Laboratories
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose only if you are late by less than four hours. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructions
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, headache, abdominal pain, change in the heartbeat, excessive sweating etc.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Disease
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Ketoconazole Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require frequent monitoring while taking these medicines together. Any side effects experienced while taking these medicines should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Amiodarone Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects on the heart is significantly high especially if there is an active illness. You doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Pimozide Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects on the heart is significantly high especially if there is an active illness. You doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Quinidine Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The risk of adverse effects on the heart is significantly high especially if there is an active illness. You doctor may determine the best course of treatment in such cases.
Aminophylline Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require frequent monitoring while taking these medicines together. Any side effects experienced while taking these medicines should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Atorvastatin Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while using these medicines together. It is likely that the current medication may be substituted with suitable alternatives that do not interact.
Ritonavir Major
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while using these medicines together. It is likely that the current medication may be substituted with suitable alternatives that do not interact.
Magnesium/Aluminum containing medicines Major
Report the use of medicines containing aluminum/magnesium to the doctor before receiving this medicine. The risks of adverse effects are significantly high while using them together. Your doctor may devise a suitable dose plan with appropriate timings of uptake if these medicines are to be taken together.
Sodium bicarbonate Moderate
Report the use of sodium bicarbonate or any other urinary alkalizer to the doctor before receiving this medicine. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use these medicines together.

Popular Questions & Answers

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Is PRP (PLASMA RICH platelet) is permanent cure for hair loss. How long it last?
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Homeopath, Delhi
Can oil made from curry leaf prevent hair fall. please explain in detail. Never limit your answer to a simple Yes/No.
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I am 24 years old, since weights around 40 kgs
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Stuffy Nose: 5 Remedies For It!

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ENT Specialist, Delhi
Stuffy Nose: 5 Remedies For It!

A blocked nose is not only annoying, but is extremely discomforting. Several reasons can be held responsible for it and common cold is certainly not the only one. Some other reasons include:

  1. Flu
  2. Allergy
  3. Sinus

Therefore, the remedial measures for blocked nose vary, depending on the cause that led to it. Some of the ways by which you can redress this problem are:

  1. Use a humidifier: Sinusitis is often held responsible for a clogged nose, a condition that is almost always accompanied by severe pain. In such a situation, placing a humidifier in a room proves to be extremely beneficial. This machine treats blocked nose by converting the water to moisture. This fills up the room and significantly increases the humidity of the room. Therefore when you breathe, the humid air soothes the inflamed blood vessels in the nose and helps you to breathe properly.
  2. Take a hot shower: When you find it difficult to breathe, a quick hot shower can go a long way in curing the discomfort. The logic that operates is the steam generated from the hot shower thins the mucus and also considerably reduces the inflammation in the nose, allowing you to breathe normally.
  3. Drink lots of water: Though the suggestion may seem incredible, drinking water actually helps in un-blocking that blocked nose. When you drink a lot of water, the mucus in the nostrils is thinned, at the same time it pushes back the accumulated fluids, thereby curbing the condition of blocked nose.
  4. Using a saline spray: This is one of the most ancient and trusted ways of treating blocked nose. By administering a saline or a nasal spray, the moisture in your nostrils increases and radically diminishes the inflammation.
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How Homeopathy Can Help You Deal With Low Libido!

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Homeopath, Sagar
How Homeopathy Can Help You Deal With Low Libido!

Libido, also known as the drive for intimate activities, is a person’s general sexual drive or yearning for sexual desire. A person’s drive in this area depends upon biological, psychological as well as social factors. Sometimes both physical and mental factors may cause this problem.

Physical issues that can bring about low drive include low testosterone, professionally prescribed meds, too little or a lot of work out and excessive liquor or drug use. Mental issues can include depression, stress and issues in your relationship.

Homeopathy treatment has some capable and fruitful solutions to increase the libido or drive without any symptoms or side effects. Homeopathic cures are prescribed based upon the symptoms instead of the conditions, as the symptoms of a specific disease can differ in different individuals. All these medicines must be prescribed only by a trained homeopath or doctor. Here are a few homeopathic cures for low libido issues:

Agnus castus: It is used for the following symptoms faced by patients with low libido:
• Sexual despair
• Anxious depression and mental premonitions
• Yellow discharge from the urethra and low or no sexual desire
• No erections
• Scanty periods in women

Lycopodium: It is used for the following symptoms faced by patients with low libido:
• Losing libido after some time that is, steady loss of sexual craving
• Despair, the need to be distant from everyone else, feeble memory, decreasing brain power
• Poor processing, dyspepsia, waking up during the evening feeling hungry, experiencing hepatic illness
• Delayed menstruation in women
• No erection, fatigue and feeling feeble, untimely discharge
• Vaginal drying
Skin breakouts

Graphites: 
• Delayed inadequate periods, obstruction, spinal pain
• Too soon or no ejaculation in men, aversion to sex, herpetic ejections
• Uncertain, anxious feeling
• Headache in the mornings on waking up
• Individuals who are susceptible to to skin infections

Phosphoricum acidum
This homeopathic medicine is used in the following cases:
• Low sexual desire in men, delicate and swollen genitals, skin inflammation of scrotum
• Early and heavy flow periods
• Pain in liver for women
Pimples, skin inflammation, hair fall
• Spasms in the upper arms and wrists, tearing pain in joints

Sepia
• Ladies who were strong and tough, but have ended up irritable, depressive and not interested in friends and family
• Loss of sexual desire after pregnancy, labour, or unnatural birth cycle
• Loss of sexual craving during menopausal stage

Onosmodium
• Psychical impotence in men, loss of sexual desire, insufficient erections
• Sexual craving totally crushed in ladies, extreme uterine pain, periods too soon and excessively drawn out
• Drained and numb feeling in the legs

Since low libido is a fundamentally important issue, homeopaths trust that it can be dealt with exceptionally well by homeopathy. Homeopathy can treat your low sex drive brought on by an assortment of reasons going from stress, hormonal imbalances to low self-esteem.

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4 Symptoms Of Shoulder Impingement And Its Treatment!

MS - Orthopaedics, MCH, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS, FJR
Orthopedist, Delhi
4 Symptoms Of Shoulder Impingement And Its Treatment!

Shoulder impingement occurs when there is impingement or change in the position of the tendons or a bursa (fluid filled sac or cavity, which causes friction in the joints) in your shoulder. Repeated overhead exercises or intense physical activity concentrated around your shoulder is a common risk factor for shoulder impingement. The examples of such activity would include playing outdoor sports like tennis, swimming etc. or painting for long hours.

How it may affect your daily life?

Shoulder impingement pain is severe in many cases and may affect your everyday activities. In fact, any activity, which involves your shoulders can cause intense pain. You should consult a doctor or a professional medical facility to get relief from pain as well as to avoid aggravating the injury.

Symptoms of shoulder impingement:

  1. You will have difficulty in completing tasks which involve your back.
  2. There may be a weakness in your shoulder muscles.
  3. Pain associated with overhead use of your arm. Anytime you lift your arm there would be pain and would make many day to day activities difficult.
  4. Intense injury to the tendons can cause them to tear into two and would result in a rotator cuff injury and would make your arm movements next to impossible.

Diagnosis of shoulder impingement:

Physical exam and review of medical injury previously sustained on some other occasion is the first step of treatment. Your doctor may also diagnose shoulder impingement by X-rays or MRI of shoulder to see changes in the bone that may indicate any injury. Other changes in the normal contour of the bone may also be checked which may help in further diagnosis and treatment.

Treatment of shoulder impingement:

NSAIDs are anti-inflammatory medicines that are commonly prescribed for shoulder impingement syndrome. These are prescribed for two weeks. Shoulder impingement requires a long time to heal and would require regular consultation with your doctor. If the medications fail to provide any relief in a span of maximum two weeks it may compel your doctor to change the course of treatment. Shoulder impingement is a serious injury and requires proper rest for your shoulder as well as patience as it may take quite some time to come back to normal.

Physiotherapy for Impingement:

Physiotherapy is usually the first line of treatment for subacromial impingement (tendonitis, bursitis) of the shoulder; along with anti-inflammatories and analgesia. It is very successful in treating shoulder impingement syndrome. You will work with your physical therapist to devise a treatment plan that is specific to your condition and goals. Your individual treatment program may include:

  1. Pain Management
  2. Manual techniques, such as gentle joint movements, soft-tissue massage, and shoulder stretches to get your shoulder moving properly.
  3. You will learn exercises and stretches to help your shoulder and shoulder blade move properly.
  4. Strengthening Exercises
  5. The therapist will teach you the proper posture which is an important part of rehabilitation

When Is Surgery Required?

Recalcitrant cases of shoulder impingement require surgery. If the symptoms do not improve over a period of time with medicines and physio or if it deteriorates patient might need a surgery. The surgery which is done usually is an arthroscopic ( keyhole ) surgery in which the structure causing impingement is debulked and a space is created for the structures to move freely. This surgery usually gives significant pain relief and cure.

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Alcohol Addiction And Ways Homeopathy Can Help You Leaving It!

Bsc(Med.), DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), NDDY(Naturopathy and Yoga)
Homeopath, Mohali
Alcohol Addiction And Ways Homeopathy Can Help You Leaving It!

The World Health Organization defines Alcoholism as, "chronic continual drinking, frequent episodes of intoxication, and preoccupation with alcohol, despite the adverse affects of it. It lays the perspective Alcoholics Anonymous (1939)-that alcoholism, characterized by the individual’s loss of control over drinking and thus over his or her life, was a "sickness"-was carried into the scholarly literature in the 1950s in the form of the disease concept of alcoholism."

Alcoholism is on the rise as per the current global scenario. In fact, one of the main concerns after cigarette smoking is that of consuming excessive alcohol. Those who consume alcohol in an excessive quantity often create health hazards for themselves, and their behaviour makes it difficult for those who live in their immediate surroundings. For most people, a rehabilitation centre is the only option to treat alcoholism. But this is not so.

Homoeopathy too can effectively treat the problem of alcoholism. There are certain medicines which work wonders in getting you rid of this bad habit.

  1. Nux Vomica: When your alcoholism is in its earliest stages, then it becomes easier to leave this addiction. For those people who have just started to fall prey to alcohol, Nux Vomica is a wonder medicine. It is administered for faster relief against your drinking problem. It starts showing its effects within a month’s time.
  2. Sulphur: Sulphur is a medicine which helps in curing many health issues. It is mostly prescribed to those who have started experiencing liver issues due to excessive drinking. One of the vital organs of the body, the liver, is affected when you drink excessively. Thus, to prevent degeneration of the liver, sulphur is usually prescribed.
  3. Cannabis Indica: Marijuana is often treated as a medicinal plant. There are many extracts derived from this plant which is later on used to make many useful medicines. One such homoeopathic medicine is Cannabis Indica. It helps in not only detoxing the body against the ill effects of alcoholism but also helps in preventing associated symptoms to show up.
  4. Natrum Mur: This medicine is derived from the extracts of what you know to be simple common salt. Once consumed it helps in blood cell production, cellular regulation, and albumin production. These help in coping up with extreme alcoholism. At times, alcoholism is triggered in people due to depression. Natrum Mur also helps in coping up with depression.
  5. Avena Sativa: This is derived from the oat leaves. Just as oats themselves are considered to be one of the healthiest foods to consume, this medicine made from the oat leaves is no less. It helps to relax the senses and detoxifies the body against alcohol.
  6. Acid Sulph.: A marvelous medicine if the patient has the family history of alcholism.
  7. Quercus: Works wonderfully in mother tincture form.

Thus, these are some of the most important medicines that are administered on those who suffer from the problem of alcoholism. If you or any of your near ones have fallen prey to this habit, then it is recommended that you immediately take help of your homoeopathic practitioner to help you out of alcoholism.

Note: There are certain organizations that are actively helping people with alcholism and their families. A few are:

  1. Brahmakumaris
  2. Alcholic anonymus
  3. Al-anon family group

Click, If you wish to consult for alcohol addiction and hangover symptoms.

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Emphysema - Diagnosis and Management

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Pulmonologist, Delhi
Emphysema - Diagnosis and Management

 

Emphysema is a breathing disorder that has no cure and worsens with time. The symptoms of emphysema - a feeling of tightness in the chest, persistent cough, wheezing and breathlessness – are caused due to destroyed or impaired functioning of lung tissue.

Diagnosing Emphysema
A thorough physical examination which would include weight and blood pressure checks would be performed. The doctor would also listen to the heartbeat to determine if it sounds strange or different.

In addition to checking for the signs and symptoms of emphysema, a physical examination would also help the doctor in determining the following:

  • Whether the fingertips are rounded. This condition is also known as “clubbing”.
  • Whether you have a rounded or “barrel chest” which is caused by lungs that are larger than normal.
  • If the lips have a blue tinge also known as cyanosis, which is a sign of low levels of oxygen in the blood.
  • Signs of malnutrition as in advanced cases of emphysema the muscles slowly waste away.

Tests For Emphysema
A doctor would recommend additional tests to confirm his diagnosis of this lung condition. Some of the tests are:

  • Pulmonary Function Tests or PFTs and spirometry tests would be advised to measure the volume and capacity of the lungs.
  • A chest X-ray is useful to diagnose advanced emphysema as the lungs appear larger than normal in patients with this condition.
  • A CT scan of the chest will show the air sacs or alveoli have been destroyed.
  • The blood test report of patients with emphysema would show a high amount of red blood cells. The production of red blood cells in the body increases due to the reduced levels of oxygen.
  • A pulse oximetry test also known as an oxygen saturation test could be done to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood. A monitor would be attached to the patient’s forehead, finger or earlobe to carry out this test.
  • An arterial blood gas test is usually performed on patients as their condition worsens. It measures the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.
  • An electrocardiogram or ECG might be advised to rule out condition such as heart disease as a cause of shortness of breath.

Management and Treatment
There is no known cure for emphysema and the condition can worsen with time. Treatment will slow the speed of decline and will depend on the severity of the condition when diagnosed. Some treatment options are:

  1. Quit smoking to protect your lungs.
  2. Bronchodilator medications used to treat asthma are useful in relaxing the muscles around the airways.
  3. Anti-inflammatory medications reduce inflammation around the airways.
  4. Oxygen therapy is recommended to patients when they are not able to breathe enough oxygen from the air.
  5. In some severe cases, lung volume reduction surgery might be advised to relieve pressure on the muscles required for breathing and to improve the elasticity of the lungs.

Keeping your home clean and free of dust and pollutants will help to prevent respiratory infections and disorders such as emphysema. Consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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