Aralen dosage

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    Aralen dosage


    -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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    ARALEN® CHLOROQUINE PHOSPHATE, USP For Malaria and Extraintestinal Amebiasis DESCRIPTION ARALEN, chloroquine phosphate, USP, is a 4-aminoquinoline compound for oral administration. It is a white, odorless, bitter tasting, crystalline substance, freely soluble in water. ARALEN is an antimalarial and amebicidal drug. ARALEN prescription and dosage sizes information for physicians and healthcare professionals. Pharmacology, adverse reactions, warnings and side effects. Usual Adult Dose for Malaria Prophylaxis. 500 mg chloroquine phosphate 300 mg base orally on the same day each week Comments-If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate 600 mg base may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart.

    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.

    Aralen dosage

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  6. Aralen is the brand name for the generic drug chloroquine, an anti-malaria drug used to treat malaria and amebiasis infection that's spread outside of the intestines. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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    Aralen is also known as a treatment for malaria, a disease caused by a blood-borne parasite and spread by mosquitoes in many tropical and sub-tropical environments. Taking Aralen. Aralen is available as 250 mg oral tablets. The dose is based on lean body weight. The usual dose ranges from one-half tablet 125 mg to one tablet 250 mg per day. 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. This eMedTV page explains that your Aralen dosage will depend on whether you are taking this drug to treat or to prevent malaria, among other factors. This page also discusses dosing guidelines for children and lists tips on taking this drug.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia One of the most serious side effects is a toxicity in the eye generally with chronic use. People taking 400 mg of hydroxychloroquine or less per day generally have a negligible risk of macular toxicity, whereas the risk begins to go up when a person takes the medication over 5 years or has a cumulative dose of more than 1000 grams.

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