Quinfamide or Quinfamida is a member of the class of organic compounds known as quinolines. Pharmacologically, It belongs to a small class of antiamoebic chemicals having a dichloroacetamide functional group and has anti-parasitic properties.
Quinfamida is usually used in combination with Albendazole or Mebendazole for the treatment of a number of parasitic worm infestations including ascariasis, pinworm infection, hookworm infections, guinea worm infections, hydatid disease, giardia and also in Neurocysticercosis.
|Name of Product||Quinfamide|
|IUPAC Name||[1-(2,2-dichloroacetyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-quinolin-6-yl] furan-2-carboxylate|
|Synonyms||Quinfamide; Amenide; Amenox; 1-(Dichloroacetyl)-6-(2-furoyloxy)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline; Quinfamida; Quinfamido|
|Molecular Weight||354.2 g/mol|
The most common side effects associated with the use of Quinfamide include headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. The majority of the time, these effects are modest and transitory.
Q. What is Amefin Quinfamide 300 mg used for?
It is indicated in the treatment of acute intestinal amoebiasis or in chronic intestinal amoebiasis.
Q. Who manufactures Quinfamide?
Macsen Lab is the leading manufacturer and supplier of Quinfamide with ISO certification.
Q. What is Quinfamida used for?
Quinfamida is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of intestinal amoebiasis in its two forms: active acute amoebiasis and asymptomatic carrier status. It should be noted that amoebicide treatment with quinfamide is rendered in 24 hours.