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 Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle cramps 9 5
Muscle spasms 5 4
Cramps in calf muscles 4 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 2
Cramps in legs 1 1

Show all 10 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 13

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

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Dosage Patients Percentage
30 mg daily 1
16 tbs. twice daily 1
177 mL daily 1
20mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
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 Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tonic Water with Quinine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 4
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 6
Not specified 6
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2 patient evaluations for Tonic Water with Quinine

Sep 25, 2016 (Started Jul 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle cramps)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 16 tbs. Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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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