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Emquin

Manufactured by: Merck Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloroquine

Prescription Required

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Emquin

Manufactured by: Merck Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloroquine

Prescription Required

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Emquin Information

Emquin Benefits & Uses

Emquin is used to treat the following -

  1. Malaria Primary

Emquin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Emquin

Chloroquine

Emquin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Emquin is used -

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  2. Mood swings
  3. Nausea or vomiting
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  5. Muscle disorders
  6. Loss of appetite
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  8. Itching or burning
  9. Hearing Loss translation missing: en.rare
  10. Blurred vision
  11. Headache translation missing: en.rare
  12. Visual Disturbance
  13. Bloating or fullness
  14. Altered heart rate
  15. Photopsia
  16. Eye Disorder
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Ringing in ears
  19. Rash
  20. Muscle Ache translation missing: en.rare

Emquin Related Warnings

Is the use of Emquin safe for pregnant women?

Those womens are pregnant, before taking Emquin should be consult to doctor. If you don't do same, Then it will cause some serious side effects on your body.

Severe

Is the use of Emquin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Emquin. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.

Severe

What is the effect of Emquin on the Kidneys?

Emquin may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Emquin on the Liver?

Emquin may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Emquin on the Heart?

Emquin may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Emquin with Other Drugs

Emquin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Emquin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Emquin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Eye Disorders
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Hearing Loss
  5. Porphyria

Frequently asked Questions about Emquin

Is this Emquin habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Emquin is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Emquin, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Emquin can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Emquin.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Emquin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Emquin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Emquin

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Emquin together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Emquin

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Emquin.

Unknown

Emquin से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

Does Emquin cause hair loss?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Rarely, Emquin causes hair loss (alopecia). This problem goes away after discontinuation of this drug. For partial hair loss, you are advised to use hair tonic and discuss with the doctor for best possible treatment to hair loss.

सवाल 7 months पहले

Can Emquin cause weight loss?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

Yes, long-term use of Emquin may cause weight loss but this occurs rarely. It is a rare side effect of Emquin. However, if you are experiencing unusual rapid weight loss and you are in doubt that Emquin is causing weight loss then discuss with your doctor instantly. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Emquin?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Oral tablet and suspension of Emquin should be taken by mouth 1 - 2 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. Ideally, Emquin has to be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Precautions must be taken in patients with heart diseases.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Emquin prevent malaria?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Emquin is used to prevent and treat malaria caused by parasites (Plasmodium species). Emquin works by increasing pH in the acid vesicles of parasite which interferes in the parasite's ability to break down and digest hemoglobin. Malarial parasites need hemoglobin for growth and survival, this results in starvation and death of parasites. Hence in this way, it prevents us from malaria.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Emquin work?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

Emquin contains chloroquine. It has antimalarial, amebicidal, and immunosuppressant activity. It is presumed that Emquin works by increasing pH in the acid vesicles of parasite which interferes in the parasite's ability to break down and digest hemoglobin. Malarial parasites need hemoglobin for growth and survival. This results in starvation and death of parasites. Emquin works in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by suppressing the immune system which provides relief to the patient from pain and inflammation. However, the exact mechanism how it works in these autoimmune diseases is still unknown.

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References

  1. KD Tripathi. Package leaflet information for the user; Aralen® Chloroquine phosphate. Eighth Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2019
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211