Chloroquine dose for prophylaxis

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    Chloroquine dose for prophylaxis


    Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

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    Chloroquine taken in the dose recommended for malaria prophylaxis can reduce the antibody response to primary immunization with intradermal human diploid-cell rabies vaccine. Praziquantel In a single-dose interaction study, Chloroquine has been reported to reduce the bioavailability of praziquantel. 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. If you are also taking kaolin or antacids, take them at least 4 hours before or after using chloroquine. If you are also taking ampicillin, take it at least 2 hours before or after using this medicine. Dosing. The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label.

    Chloroquine is also used to treat amebiasis (infection caused by amoebae). Chloroquine is used to treat and to prevent malaria.

    Chloroquine dose for prophylaxis

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  6. 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.

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    Chloroquine is related in structure to quinine but more potent against Plasmodium falciparum, ovale, malariae and vivax, and better tolerated than quinine. Chloroquine remains the first choice of antimalarial prophylaxis as well as treatment. Chloroquine is available in tablets of 250 and 500 mg in generic forms and under the brand name Aralen. The key with this kind of treatment is to try and prevent cells being infected in the first place so that only mild disease occurs, preventing hospitalisation. Because Chloroquine is cheap, abundant and low risk for short term dosage, it would be ideal as a single pill/weekly dose application to all contacts or people with cold like symptoms. Note The dose is expressed as chloroquine phosphate. 16.6 mg of Chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 10 mg chloroquine base. Dose for the Chemoprophylaxis of malaria. 8.3 mg/kg once a week on the same day each week to a maximum dose of 500 mg

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug DMARD. It can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis. It may prevent joint damage and reduce the risk of long-term disability. Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of medications that was first used to prevent and treat malaria.

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