What is Tonic Water with Quinine?

Category: Supplements

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See also: Tonic Water with Cranberry Juice

Tonic water (or Indian tonic water) is a carbonated soft drink flavored with quinine, which gives it a distinctively bitter taste.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tonic Water with Quinine

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Dosage Patients
8 other daily 1
30 mg daily 1
16 tbs. twice daily 1
16other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 6
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who’ve stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Duration

Currently taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Duration Patients
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Duration Patients
0-1 month 1
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 2

Adherence


Always
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2
25%
Usually
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3
38%
Sometimes
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2
25%
Never taken as prescribed
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1
13%

Burden


Very hard to take
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0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
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1
13%
A little hard to take
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1
13%
Not at all hard to take
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6
75%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
13%
Cost per month
< $25
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4
50%
Cost per month
Not specified
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3
38%
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1 patient evaluation for Tonic Water with Quinine

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cpt_c_pike
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: n
I have:
ALS

See cpt_c_pike's full Tonic Water with Quinine history

Nov 30, 2011 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Cramps in calf muscles)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle cramps)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: surprisingly effective at 2 glasses a hour or so before bed found it quite nice with a touch of lime

  • 0 helpful marks
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