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Brand name: Quinsul TM

Active ingredients: quinine

What it is used for

For symptomatic relief of nocturnal leg cramps. Treatment of malaria due to strains of P. Falciparum resistant to chloroquine and the related 4-aminoquinolines. The synthetic antimalarials are in general more effective and less toxic than quinine. INDICATIONS AS AT 20 FEBRUARY 2004: Treatment of malaria due to strains of P. Falciparum resistant to chloroquine and the related 4-aminoquinolines. The synthetic antimalarials are in general more effective and less toxic than quinine. INDICATIONS AS AT 26 APRIL 2004: Treatment of malaria due to strains of P. Falciparum resistant to chloroquine and the related 4-aminoquinolines. The synthetic antimalarials are in general more effective and less toxic than quinine.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

11mm normal convex, white film coated tablet, marked QS 300 on one side, G on the reverse (not scored).

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient quinine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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