Chloroquine administration

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    Chloroquine administration


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. Approved indication: For the suppressive treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally once a week Comments: -For prophylaxis only in areas with chloroquine-sensitive malaria -Prophylaxis should start 1 to 2 weeks before travel to malarious areas; should continue weekly (same day each week) while in malarious areas and for 4 weeks after leaving such areas.

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    Luchters SMF, Veldhuijzen NJ, Nsanzabera D. et al. A phase I/II randomised placebo controlled study to evaluate chloroquine administration to reduce HIV-1 RNA in breast milk in an HIV-1 infected breastfeeding population the CHARGE Study. XV International Conference on AIDS; Bangkok, Thailand; July 11–16, 2004. Abstract TuPeB4499. Indications and Administration. Chloroquine is the drug of choice in the few malaria-endemic areas free of CRPf. Combining chloroquine and proguanil is an option for CRPf when other first-line antimalarials are contraindicated. Dosage should be calculated in terms of the base. Chloroquine is also used for prophylaxis for pregnant women and non-immune individuals at risk. Dosage and administration. All dosages are described in terms of the base. Treatment. Oral administration. To avoid nausea and vomiting chloroquine should be administered after meals.

    Approved indication: For acute attacks of malaria due to P vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: Chloroquine-sensitive uncomplicated malaria (Plasmodium species or species not identified): 600 mg base (1 g salt) orally at once, followed by 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally at 6, 24, and 48 hours Total dose: 1.5 g base (2.5 g salt) Comments: -For the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to chloroquine-sensitive P vivax or P ovale, concomitant treatment with primaquine phosphate is recommended. 60 kg or more: 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) orally as an initial dose, followed by 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally after 6 to 8 hours, then 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally once a day on the next 2 consecutive days Total dose: 2.5 g chloroquine phosphate (1.5 g base) in 3 days Less than 60 kg: First dose: 16.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (10 mg base/kg) orally Second dose (6 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Third dose (24 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Fourth dose (36 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Total dose: 41.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (25 mg base/kg) in 3 days Comments: -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline compound is necessary for radical cure of malaria due to P vivax and P malariae.

    Chloroquine administration

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  4. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb chloroquine. If you also take an antibiotic called ampicillin, avoid taking it within 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take chloroquine. Chloroquine can make ampicillin much less effective when taken at the same time.

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    Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen. The Food and Drug Administration FDA first approved chloroquine in 1949. It's marketed as Aralen by Sanofi. Chloroquine administration is associated with an increased risk of QT prolongation and torsades de pointes TdP. If possible, avoid coadministration of amiodarone and chloroquine. Amiodarone, a Class III antiarrhythmic agent, is associated with a well-established risk of QT prolongation and TdP. Action Date Submission Action Type Submission Classification Review Priority; Orphan Status Letters, Reviews, Labels, Patient Package Insert Notes

     
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