How does quinine effect chronic kidney failure?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

5 Feb 2010

Quinine can cause thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome (a syndrome characterized by abnormalities, chiefly blood clots, within the small blood vessels of the body) which can lead to kidney failure.

See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/quinine-side-effects.html

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tab 200mg..I take this rx for leg cramps?

I have chronic kidney failure stage 4. It is my understanding that quinine is not good for kidneys. My questions is, is this formulation safe for CKF?

1 answer 12 Feb 2010

How to manage a patient having heart failure with renal failure?

My uncle died because they were on a transplanted kidney for 19 years. the docs said that they were helpless because when they tried to raise the ...

1 answer 12 Aug 2010

What effect could one pill of HCTZ have on a small dog if ingested?

Could it cause a fatal kidney disease or kidney failure? I dropped one pill, couldn't find it... now (a few weeks later) I found out my dog is ...

1 answer 27 Mar 2012

What Rx besides Quinine Sulfate is effective in the tx of severe PM leg cramps?

My HMO and I are having an issue regarding the refilling of an existing Rx for Quinine Sulfate Tablets, 324 mg. tabs. The Rx is for 30 days only and ...

1 answer 10 Feb 2014