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Let me start by saying that I cannot claim to be unaware of this issue of using Schweppes and Andrews liver salt either as a contraceptive or an abortificient, for while we were younger, I had people around me who sent me such errands during or after “baes” visit. I ran such errands for “bros” because I am sure that, in the presence of “bae”, “bros” go leave change for me. In my innocent mind, I thought it were for entertainment, do I really care,as long as there would something for guys.
Andrews Liver Salts is a laxative and antacid for mild stomach complaints. It is sold as a powder which is added to water and mixed, creating effervescence, before being swallowed. The powder contains sugar; two antacids, sodium bicarbonate and citric acid; and a laxative, magnesium sulphate. On the other hand, Schweppes contains
Water, sugar, lemon juice 2.6%, carbon dioxide,
acidifier: citric acid,
flavors: quinine max 85 MG/L,
preservative: potassium sorbate,
stabilizers: glycerol ester of wood resin,
antioxidant: ascorbic acid,
Quinine is very effective in Malaria. Malaria infection during pregnancy can result in maternal anaemia, hypoglycaemia, pulmonary oedema,miscarriage e.t.c. For pregnant women living in endemic areas quinine plus
follow-on treatment with clindamycin may be given for treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in the first
trimester. Data regarding the use of artemisinin derivativesin the first trimester is at present limited; however, ACTs may be given if no other effective treatment is available. In the second or third trimester ACTs, artesunate, or quinine may be given, plus follow-on treatment with clindamycin
A course of treatment with quinine for falciparum malaria usually lasts 7 days and in uncomplicated infections treatment should preferably be given by the oral route. The usual oral dose is 600 mg of quinine salt given every 8 hours for 7 days. For children, a dose of 10 mg of quinine salt per kg body-weight given every 8 hours for 7 days is recommended.
PLEASE NOTE: Neither Schweppes nor Andrews liver salt is used either as a contraceptive or an abortificient
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