What are the negative effects of quinine during the treatment of malaria?

  1. Anjili profile image82
    Anjiliposted 6 years ago

    What are the negative effects of quinine during the treatment of malaria?

  2. Shahid Bukhari profile image59
    Shahid Bukhariposted 6 years ago

    Quinine ... is no more effective against the new parasite ...

    Anyway ... taking Quinine for protracted periods, can lead to Liver and Cardiovascular problems.

  3. maggieju profile image60
    maggiejuposted 6 years ago

    Quinine has many unwanted effects. It has bitter taste, and irritant to the gastric mucosa. Because of this, it may cause nausea and vomiting. High plasma concentration may cause cinchonism, which presents symptoms including nausea, dizziness, tinnitus,headach and vision blurring. It also can cause coma. Other rare side effects include blood dyscrasias. Blackwater fever, which is an acute haemolytic anaemia with renal failure is rare, but fetal.

 
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