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Quinidine Sulfate
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Quinidine Sulfate Side Effects

There have been reported side effects with patients taking quinidine sulfate on a regular basis. Side effects that have been reported are diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain or cramping, burning sensation in throat or chest, eg. heartburn. It is advised to consult with a pharmacist or doctor upon these side effects occurring on a persistent basis. More serious side effects have been severe dizziness, irregular variations in heartbeat and fainting. Other serious side effects included are vision changes, pain in the muscles and eyes, intense sweating, and shakiness which might be a sign of low blood sugar. A patient who might be getting an allergic reaction from quinidine sulfate may experience rash, swelling and itching of the throat, face and tongue, dizziness and having trouble with breathing. It is strongly advised to consult with a doctor if adverse reactions experienced by a patient include signs of infection, unexplained fever and chills, easily getting bruising and bleeding, chronic sore throat, tiredness, dark coloration of urine, vomiting and nausea, yellowing of the skin and eyes, or lupus like symptoms such as pain in the muscles and joints, variation in the amount of urine, and chest pain. A distinct kind of reaction can occur from even a single dose of this drug which is called cinchonism, which can result in ringing of the ears and hearing problems, blurry vision, confusion and headache. As a result of these symptoms, it is strongly advised to consult a pharmacist or doctor as soon as possible, as the dosage may need to be adjusted.