Quinine is used in the treatment of malaria. It may also be used to treat and prevent night-time leg cramps.
Quinine is an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.
SIDE EFFECTS :
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Blurred vision, Dizziness, Headache, Ringing in ear, Vomiting, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Diarrhea, Deafness, Sweating, Abnormal heart rhythm, Hearing loss, Visual impairment, Blindness.