Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Quinapyramine

Synonym(s): Antiprotozoal

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Quinapyramine.
  • Available conjugated to methylsulfate, sulphate and chloride.
  • Most drugs available for veterinary use have a combination of quinapyramine sulfate and quinapyramine chloride.

Class of drug

  • Antiprotozoal.
  • Belongs to the group of aminoquinaldine derivatives.

Description

Chemical name

  • 6-N-(2-amino-1,6-dimethylpyrimidin-1-ium-4-yl)-1,2-dimethylquinolin-1-ium-4,6-diamine

Molecular formula

  • C17H22N6+2

Molecular weight

  • 310.405 g/mol

Physical properties

  • Powder requiring reconstitution with distilled water for injection.

Storage requirements

  • Store in dry conditions.

Uses

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Indications

  • Prevention and treatment of Trypanosomiasis Trypanosomiasis
  • Effective against T.equinum, T.equiperdum, T.congolense, T.evansi, T.vivax, T.brucei, T.simiae.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Pubchem Open chemistry database. Modified 2017. Quinapyramine. U.S. National library of medicine. National centre for biotechnology information.
  • National Veterinary Drug Formulary. Second edition (2013) Quinapyramine sulfate and chloride. Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests.
  • Alquin 1.5. Specific product information sheet.
  • Interquin. Quinapyramine Sulfate. Specific product information sheet.
  • Antrycide prosalt injection specific product information sheet. Virbac.
     

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