What is chloroquine tablets used for

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  1. daton XenForo Moderator

    What is chloroquine tablets used for


    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 may treat, side effects, dosage, drug interactions, warnings, patient labeling, reviews, and related medications including drug comparison and health resources. Chloroquine is used to prevent and treat malaria. It is also used to treat liver infection caused by protozoa extraintestinal amebiasis. Chloroquine belongs to a group of medicines known as antimalarials. It works by preventing or treating malaria, a red blood cell infection transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Use of Chloroquine phosphate tablets for indications other than acute malaria is contraindicated in the presence of retinal or visual field changes of any etiology. Use of Chloroquine phosphate tablets is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds. Warnings. Chloroquine-Resistant Malaria

    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.

    What is chloroquine tablets used for

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  3. Chloroquine Aralen is used for preventing and treating malaria and amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite.

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    Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver. Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. It is used to prevent and treat malaria. It is also used to treat amebiasis. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. The drug is chloroquine, a widely prescribed anti-malaria pill that was first approved in the US in 1949. Early laboratory research and anecdotal reports about using it for people with COVID-19.

     
  4. bbeeaa Moderator

    Hi there, I normally post on the arthritis board, and due to toxicity of the Plaquenil after 2 years, I have had to discontinue it, since I failed the visual field testing. I'm sure you do feel like you're losing your mind.(((hugs)))Pat Hi there, I had put a posting about this a few weeks ago on here. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Side Effects & Dosage for Malaria Alternative" to plaquenil. ProHealth Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS. Discontinued Plaquenil.other options?
     
  5. Voyeger Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine induced profound neutropenia with s. Investigation revealed WBC 300,absolute neutrophil 0, Hg 13.1, Hct 39.2, platelets 51,000. Hydroxychloroquine was stopped and she was admitted in ICU for septic shock. She was started on Filgrastim and broad spectrum antibiotics for neutropenic fever.

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