What is Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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This is a combination product of quinine benzoate and vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride) available internationally under the trade name of Hexaquine used for muscle cramping.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle spasms 3 1
Muscle pain 1 1
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 1
Stiffness/spasticity 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Side effect Patients
Gagging (throat spasm) 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Dosage Patients
2 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Duration

Currently taking Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Quinine benzoate-thiamin chlorhydrate

Jan 10, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you feel leg cramps starting you can take this to relieve them quickly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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