Generic and brand-name drugs Q

Generic and brand-name drugs Q: Composition, drug form and content, indications, contraindications, precautions, unwanted effects, dosage and administration, interactions, storage

Quinine: Medicine for malaria, myopathy, babesia

Quinine has the main effect of rapidly killing schizonts of Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae; little effect on sporozoites and pro-erythrocytes.

Quamatel: Stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux

Famotidine reduces stimulated gastric secretion and basal gastric juice by antagonizing histamine at the H2-receptor in parietal cells in the gastric mucosa.

Quinapril: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, Accupril, Acenor 10, Quinapril 5, Tapzill

Quinapril lowers blood pressure by reducing total peripheral vascular resistance and renal vascular resistance, but with little or no change in heart rate, cardiac indices, and renal blood flow.

Quetiapine Stada: Drug to treat mental disorders

Quetiapine fumarate is an atypical antipsychotic of the dibenzothiazepine class. The drug has affinity for serotonin (5-HT2), histamine (H1) and α1-, α2-adrenergic receptors as well as for D1-, D2-dopamine receptors.

Quincef: Beta-lactam antibiotic

Quincef: The drug is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria causing diseases of the upper respiratory tract, lower respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue.