cinchona succirubra

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cinchona succirubra
Used Part.

The bark.

Active Principles.

Tannins Catechists (3 - 10%) combined with more than 20 alkaloids (15%) *, such as quinine, quinidine, cinconina, cinconidina. Bitter principles (triterpenic acids) quinovósico acid. Traces of essential oil.

* According to the RFE, the dry drug must contain at least 6. 5% of total alkaloids, of which no less than 30% and not more than 60% alkaloids are the type of quinine.

Drug Action.

It is a tonic, appetizer, digestive, colagogo, astringent, febrífugo, Antiprotozoals, antiseptic, healing. The quinidine is a cardiac tonic, enhancer of the action of digitalis.


Inappetence, dyspepsia hiposecretoras, Hepatobiliary dyskinesias. Flu, fatigue, convalescence, febrile illnesses, malaria. Prophylaxis of cardiac arrhythmias, treatment of paroxysmal tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. Cramps at night. In external use: pharyngitis, stomatitis, alopecia seborrhea.


Hypersensitivity to quinine or any of its components.

Pregnancy, by its action oxytocin.

Extreme anemia, the risk of accidents blood.

Treatment with digitalis or anticoagulant (may boost its share)

Gastritis, gastric ulcers (for the tannins)

Do not prescribe oral dosage forms with alcohol content to children under two years or consultants in the process of alcohol addiction.

Side Effects.

Occasionally, after making preparations machine, appear allergic skin reactions or fever. Less frequently has described the onset of thrombocytopenia.

Caution / Poisoning.

Its prolonged use or taking high doses can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, abnormal hearing and vision, headaches and rashes.

Take into account the alcohol content of the extract fluid from the dye and syrup.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Internal use:

Decoction to 2%. Boil 5 minutes. Take one or two cups a day, half an hour before meals.

Destanizado fluid extract (1: 5, containing 5% of quinine) 25 - 50 drops, one to three times a day.

Tincture (1 / 5) 50 - 100 drops, one to three times a day.

Syrup (5% extract fluid destanizado) One to four tablespoons per day (20 - 60 g)

Macerate: 20 g / l. Let macerate an hour. Take a cup half hour before meals.

External use:

Decoction to 3% for gargarismos, mouthwashes.

Tincture, glycolic extract (1: 5) Implemented in the form of lotion or shampoo.


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