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Medication for day cramps - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   doctor i am on a repeat prescription for quinine sulphate 300mg
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how can i help you?
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User :   i am on these due to cramp suffering
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User :   but these only work for night cramps dont they?
Doctor :  
quinine is used for treating malaria
User :   and cramp aswell
Doctor :  
and also sometimes for night cramps
User :   but what if i get cramp in the days aswell
User :   what medication could i use
Doctor :   you are recommended to continue the medication and stop after several cramp free days
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in case you are getting in day time also
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report back to the doctor who prescribed it,
User :   does quinine last for 24 hours
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the dose might need to get readjusted as per your needs
User :   is there a higher dose than 300mg
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do not take self medications
User :   is there a medication specifically designed for day cramps
Doctor :  
it should be adjusted as per your needs by a registered medical practitioner
User :   i understand
User :   is there a medication specifically desgined for day cramps
Doctor :   it does comes in higher doses more than 300 mg
User :   quinine is for the night is there a medication for day cramps
Doctor :   the day cramps in muscles occur due to many reasons
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which need to be evaluated
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and treated accordingly

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