Chloroquine therapeutic class

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    Chloroquine therapeutic class


    Malaria: Treatment of uncomplicated malaria caused by susceptible strains of Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium falciparum; prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas where chloroquine resistance is not reported. Limitations of use: Hydroxychloroquine is not effective against chloroquine- or hydroxychloroquine-resistant malaria strains of Plasmodium species; not recommended for treatment of complicated malaria, malaria prophylaxis in regions with chloroquine resistance, or treatment when the Plasmodium species has not been identified; hydroxychloroquine does not prevent relapses of P. ovale infections because it is not effective against the hypnozoite forms of these parasites.

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    Chloroquine, a 4-aminoquinoline, is classified as a blood schi Chloroquine is contraindicated for patients with a hypersensit Chloroquine is indicated to suppress or treat acute attacks of Chloroquine is absorbed rapidly and completely from the gastro Suppress or treat acute attacks of malaria. Chloroquine is associated with an increased risk of QT prolongation and torsade de pointes TdP; fatalities have been reported. The risk of QT prolongation is increased with higher chloroquine doses. Propafenone is a Class IC antiarrhythmic which increases the QT interval, but largely due to prolongation of the QRS interval. Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

    Data from case reports and retrospective and open-label studies support the use of hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis . Rheumatoid arthritis: Treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis in adults.

    Chloroquine therapeutic class

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  4. Patients in whom chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine have failed to prevent or cure clinical malaria or parasitemia, or patients who acquired malaria in a geographic area where chloroquine resistance is known to occur should be treated with another form of antimalarial therapy see INDICATIONS AND USAGE - Malaria and WARNINGS.

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    Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Chloroquine’s spectrum of activity includes the asexual erythrocytic forms of Plasmodium malariae, P.ovale, P. vivax, many strains of P. falciparum, and Entamoeba histolytica. Pharmacokinetics Absorption Absorbed readily and almost completely. Distribution 55% bound to plasma proteins. Concentrated in erythrocytes, liver, spleen, kidneys. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have been recommended by Chinese and South Korean health authorities for the treatment COVID-19. In vitro studies have demonstrated that hydroxychloroquine is more potent than chloroquine against SARS-CoV-2 with a more tolerable safety profile.

     
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    HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE - Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Miscellaneous Reactions Weight loss, lassitude, exacerbation or precipitation of porphyria and nonlight-sensitive psoriasis. Cardiomyopathy has been rarely reported and the relationship to hydroxychloroquine is unclear. Dosage and Administration. One tablet of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, 200 mg, is equivalent to 155 mg base.

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