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FDA Consumer Health Information: Using Malaria Medication For Leg Cramps Is Risky

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who use the malaria drug Qualaquin to treat or prevent nighttime leg cramps may want to talk to their health care professional.



The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says they may be at risk for serious and life-threatening effects.

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