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Quinidine (discontinued brands are Quinidine Gluconate, Quinidine Sulfate) is an antiarrhythmic medication prescribed for abnormal heart rhythms such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and ventricular arrhythmias such as paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia. Quinidine is also prescribed to treat malaria. Side effects, drug interactions warnings and precautions, and patient safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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    • Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Heart Rhythm Disorders) Heart rhythm disorders vary from minor palpitations, premature atrial contractions (PACs), premature ventricular contractions...learn more »
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      • How does the heart work?
      • What is a heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia)?
      • What causes heart rhythm disorders?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of heart rhythm disorders?
      • What are the different types of heart rhythm disorders?
      • Premature atrial contractions (PACs) and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs)
      • Sinus tachycardia
      • Sinus bradycardia
      • Abnormal heart rhythms
      • Tachycardia
      • Ventricular fibrillation (V-fib)
      • Ventricular tachycardia (V-tach)
      • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)
      • Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome
      • Atrial fibrillation (A-fib)
      • Atrial flutter
      • Bradycardia
      • Heart blocks
      • When to seek medical care
      • How are heart rhythm disorders diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for heart rhythm disorders?
      • What is the prognosis for heart rhythm disorders?
      • Can heart rhythm disorders be prevented?
    • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT) Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is an abnormal conduction of electricity in particular areas of the heart. PSVT...learn more »
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      • What is paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)?
      • What are the symptoms of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)?
      • How is paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)?
      • How can paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) be prevented?
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      • What is thrombocytopenia?
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      • What are the complications of thrombocytopenia?
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    • Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs) Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are premature heartbeats originating from the ventricles of the heart. PVCs are...learn more »
    • Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Atrial fibrillation or AFib is an abnormality in the heart rhythm which involves irregular and often rapid beating of the heart....learn more »
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      Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Article
      • Atrial fibrillation (AFib) facts
      • What is atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • What causes atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • What does atrial fibrillation look like?
      • What are the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • What are the risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • How is atrial fibrillation (AFib) diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • Slowing the heart rate with medications
      • Anticoagulation drugs to prevent blood clots and strokes
      • Converting atrial fibrillation (AFib) to a normal rhythm
      • Cardioversion with medications
      • Other methods of converting AFib to a normal rhythm
      • Procedures for treating and preventing atrial fibrillation (AFib)
      • What are the complications of atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
      • What is new in atrial fibrillation (AFib)?
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      • Malaria facts
      • What is malaria?
      • Is malaria contagious?
      • What causes malaria?
      • What are risk factors for malaria? Is it possible to prevent malaria?
      • What are malaria symptoms and signs?
      • How do physicians diagnose malaria?
      • What is the treatment for malaria?
      • What is the prognosis of malaria?
      • Is there a malaria vaccine?
      • Can malaria reoccur after treatment?

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Terms related to quinidine:

  • Cin-Quin
  • Duraquin
  • Quinact
  • Quinaglute
  • Quinidex
  • Quinidine Gluconate
  • Quinidine Sulfate
  • Quinora