Chloroquine for treating malaria

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    Chloroquine for treating malaria


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Aralen chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. Common side effects are reduced hearing, tinnitus, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety are provided. Malaria pills lower your chance of getting sick with the tropical disease. Although they aren’t 100% effective, they are an important way to reduce your chances of getting malaria while traveling. For treatment of acute attacks of malaria in adults, one dose is usually taken right away, followed by half the dose 6 to 8 hours later and then half the dose once a day for the next 2 days. For prevention and treatment of malaria in infants and children, the amount of chloroquine phosphate is based on the child's weight.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine for treating malaria

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  6. Quinine remains an important and effective treatment for malaria today, despite sporadic observations of quinine resistance. 1 Chloroquine. Research by German scientists to discover a substitute for quinine led to the synthesis in 1934 of Resochin chloroquine and Sontochin 3-methyl-chloroquine.

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    Chloroquine stands out as a potentially simple, cheap, and scalable treatment for COVID-19, though we haven't yet seen data from any randomized clinical trials. Chloroquine, an old malaria drug, may help treat novel coronavirus, doctors say Chloroquine, or hydroxychloroquine, has been used to treat malaria since 1944. May 24, 2011 Prevention and treatment of malaria in pregnancy is, therefore, critical to avoid these adverse outcomes. Currently the WHO recommends the use of quinine plus clindamycin for treating malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy, as the safety of artemisinin compounds during this period is not yet established. As most clinical trials exclude.

     
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    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Uses, Dosage, Side Effects. Feb 19, 2020 The recommended adult dosage is 200 to 400 mg 155 to 310 mg base daily, administered as a single daily dose or in two divided doses. Doses above 400 mg a day are not recommended. The incidence of retinopathy has been reported to be higher when this maintenance dose is exceeded.

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