10 Oct 2009
I don't what all the other ingredients are that's in Hyland's "Leg Cramps".
Quinine by itself doesn't have insomnia as a side effect.
Below is a list of all the known side effects of quinine.
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Quinine:
Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; stomach cramps; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Quinine:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision, double vision, light sensitivity, blindness, or other unusual vision changes; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; decreased amount of urine or trouble urinating; decreased hearing, hearing loss, or ringing in the ears; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fatigue; fever, chills, or sore throat; flushing; loss of appetite; mood or mental problems; personality changes; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe dizziness or lightheadedness; severe or persistent stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; sudden onset of cold sweat; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness or weakness; weight loss; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
- Quinine Information for Consumers
- Quinine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Quinine (detailed)
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... cramps. What problems could this cause. It is a great relief taking it.
2 answers • 26 Oct 2009
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