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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Qualaquin oral.

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Condition: Other
2/1/2011 10:07:50 PM

Reviewer: regnu, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this medication for about 2 yrs and do not have any leg cramps. my cardiologist is recommending that i take it.

Condition: Other
10/2/2010 7:08:27 PM

Reviewer: patfree, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have taken quinine of one sort for over 10 years. When I had to stop because it was not approved, leg cramps caused many sleepless nights. When I finally was able to get qualaquin, the first capsul taken resulted in a good night's sleep with no cramps. My doctor did the required EKG to enable him to write the prescription, but now my insurance company says I must have malaria before I can g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/16/2010 12:38:44 PM

Reviewer: momwant2know, 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
crampy hands, feel sick on the stomach

Condition: Other
8/4/2010 12:36:23 PM

Reviewer: brendasue, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had severe leg and foot cramps which would last for 20 minutes plus. 10 years ago or so my dr. put me on Quinine and it worked great! No more cramps. Then the drug went UP in price. Could still get it because I had good insurance. Now I don't know what will happen. Husband lost job=no insurance. I do have Medicare, but don't know from reading if it will be covered. I would also b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/3/2010 2:43:32 AM

Reviewer: karsushi, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For about seven years I took quinine for severe nightly thigh cramps. They stopped for about 18 mos. When they returned on a nightly basis quinine had been taken off the market and this much more expensive version(Qualaquin) was in it's place. My cramps were so severe I'd have to go to the hospital. My Doctor finally wrote RX for Qualaquin and said to read the new warnings. This does elimi ... Show Full Comment

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