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

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Purpose
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Tonic Water with Quinine

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Tonic Water with Quinine)
Dosage
1other as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
daily
Patients
1
Dosage
16other as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
1mcg as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
3 L weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
3 other daily
Patients
1
Dosage
4 tbs. daily
Patients
1
Dosage
8 other daily
Patients
1
Dosage
10 mg daily
Patients
1
Dosage
30 mg daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently taking Tonic Water with Quinine.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Tonic Water with Quinine (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
6
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
1
See all 7 patients who’ve stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Duration

Currently Taking Tonic Water with Quinine
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
1
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3
Stopped Taking Tonic Water with Quinine
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
3
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
2
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
0

Adherence


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

Burden


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

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
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
Patients
4
50%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
38%
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1 patient evaluation for Tonic Water with Quinine

cpt_c_pike
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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

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