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Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection

Manufacturer: Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Quinine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection 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. Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection is prescribed by doctors as it kills malaria parasites that invade the red blood cells. Thus, Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection is a part of a group of medicines which are known as antimalarials. Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection 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-

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 Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection 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.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

This medicine is used to treat uncomplicated malaria which is resistant to Chloroquine.
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.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from this condition where muscles tire rapidly.
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, Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection 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.

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.

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Qutroy 300 MG/1ML Injection works by interfering with lysosomal functions and nucleic acid synthesis in the parasite cell present in human blood.
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.
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