Chloroquine is prescribed to treat or prevent malaria infections. Chloroquine is prescribed to treat amebiasis.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disorders.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat malaria.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat amebiasis, another parasitic infection.
Chloroquine is prescribed primarily to treat and prevent malaria.
Chloroquine is prescribed antimalaria drug. Malaria is contracted when a person is bitten by a mosquito infected with Plasmodium parasites.
Chloroquine is prescribed for the suppressive treatment and for acute attacks of malaria due to P. vivax, P.malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum, Second-line agent in treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat another parasitic infection, amebiasis. Chloroquine is generally prescribed in combination with other medicines to treat this condition.
Because the pattern of malaria varies with the part of the world you are travelling to, the season and the type of activity you have planned, you should always obtain the latest advice from your doctor, pharmacist or travel organiser.
A backpacking trip may well require different preventative measures than a business trip to a city.
Chloroquine is prescribed to help prevent malaria. Chloroquine is prescribed on its own or in combination with other antimalarials to increase its effectiveness.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat some forms of malaria. Malaria is caused by a parasite that is passed to humans by mosquito bites. Chloroquine kills the parasite.
Chloroquine is prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus.
Chloroquine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Eye disease, vision problems;
- Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency;
- Hearing problems;
- Liver disease;
- History of seizures;
- An unusual or allergic reaction to Chloroquine, hydroxyChloroquine, other drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- Pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
Do not take Chloroquine with any of the following drugs:
- Arsenic trioxide;
- Drugs for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances;
- Drugs for irregular heartbeats, rhythm;
- Some antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin;
Chloroquine side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- Changes in vision;
- Hearing loss or ringing;
- Feeling faint, lightheaded;
- Fever or infection;
- Muscle weakness;
- Numbness, tingling;
- Unusual bleeding or bruising;
- Unusually weak or tired;
- Bleaching of body hair;
- Blue-black color to the skin, nails;
- Hair loss;
- Loss of appetite;
- Nausea, vomiting;
- Stomach cramps;
- Decreased appetite;
- Allergic reactions;
- Experience difficulty breathing;
- Chest tightness;
- Swelling of the mouth face lips or tongue;
Other Brand Names:
- Chloroquine Phosphate;