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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 194--197

Quinine induced hypoglycemia in vivax malaria

RP Kudyar1, BS Charak2, KL Gupta3, VK Gupta4 
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1. Life-threatening hypoglycemia occurs in fulminant infections by Palsmodium falciparum and in patients treated with quinine and quinidine. 2. Quinine bihydrochloride was administered in thirty uncomplicated cases of vivax malaria. 3.Significant hypoglycemia occured in patients receiving quinine in saline infusion. Hypoglycemia did not ocurinpatients receiving quinine indextrose infusion. It is concluded that quinine should always be given in destrose infusion.


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Kudyar R P, Charak B S, Gupta K L, Gupta V K. Quinine induced hypoglycemia in vivax malaria.Indian J Pharmacol 1988;20:194-197


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Kudyar R P, Charak B S, Gupta K L, Gupta V K. Quinine induced hypoglycemia in vivax malaria. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 1988 [cited 2021 Sep 28 ];20:194-197
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