Facts on chloroquine

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    Facts on chloroquine


    Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria.

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    Chloroquine belongs to the class of medications called antimalarials. This medication is used to treat and prevent attacks of malaria. It works by killing malaria parasites, most likely by damaging. Effects of chloroquine? Chloroquine is a relatively well-tolerated. medicine. The most common adverse reactions reported are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and headache. These side effects can often be lessened by taking chloroquine with food. Chloroquine may also cause itching in some people. All medicines may have some side effects. Most of the patients described were African or of African descent with dark skin who had been exposed to the sun. One was a Hispanic patient who developed vitiligo-like skin depigmentation after 1 month of chloroquine therapy for cutaneous lupus erythematosus. The skin rapidly repigmented after discontinuation of chloroquine therapy.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Facts on chloroquine

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  6. Chloroquine is metabolized in the liver, primarily by CYP2C8 and CYP3A4 enzymes, and it can selectively inhibit CYP2D6 activity. Drugs that inhibit CYP3A4 such as ritonavir may increase plasma levels of chloroquine. Potential interactions may also exist between chloroquine and drugs that are substrates for CYP2D6. 11,16,17

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    Chloroquine comes as a tablet, liquid, or injection. Your dose will depend on your medical condition, age, weight, and response to treatment. You can take this medicine with food if it causes an. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This medicine is not effective against all strains of malaria. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. In vitro data suggest that chloroquine inhibits SARS Cov-2 replication. In past research, chloroquine has shown in vitro activity against many different viruses, but no benefit in animal models. Chloroquine has been proposed several times for the treatment of acute viral diseases in humans without success.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information A-Z Brand Name
     
  8. kolorom New Member

    Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Chloroquine diphosphate salt - Sigma-Aldrich MG-132, Ready Made Solution ≥90% HPLC Sigma-Aldrich High sensitivity methods to quantify chloroquine and its.
     
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