Chloroquine dosing prophylaxis

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    Chloroquine dosing prophylaxis


    -After IV artesunate, for severe malaria (if other options are not available); if needed, as interim therapy for severe malaria until IV artesunate arrives (if other options are not available) -Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. 250 mg orally once a week Comments: -This drug should be taken on the same day of each week, preferably after the main meal.

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    Prophylaxis against Chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium species Prophylaxis against Chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium species Adult Dose The dosage for prophylaxis is 500 mg = 300 mg base administered once per week on exactly the same day of each week. Adults—At first, 1000 milligrams mg once a day. Then, 500 mg 6 to 8 hours after the first dose, and 500 mg on the second and third days of treatment. Adults with low body weight and children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. At first, 10 milligram mg per kilogram kg of body weight. Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include muscle problems, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and skin rash. Serious

    Use: For the prophylaxis of P falciparum and P vivax malaria infections, including prophylaxis of chloroquine-resistant strains of P falciparum US CDC Recommendations: 250 mg orally once a week Comments: -Recommended as prophylaxis in areas with mefloquine-sensitive malaria -Prophylaxis should begin at least 2 weeks before travel to malarious areas, continue during the stay, and then continue for 4 weeks after leaving these areas. -Prophylaxis should begin 1 week before arrival in an endemic area, continue during the stay, and then continue for 4 weeks after leaving the area.

    Chloroquine dosing prophylaxis

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  6. 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.

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    The excretion of chloroquine and the major metabolite, desethylchloroquine, in breast milk was investigated in 11 lactating mothers following a single oral dose of chloroquine 600 mg basemaximum daily dose of the drug that the infant received from breast-feeding was about 0.7% of the maternal start dose of the drug in malaria chemotherapy. Chloroquine may interfere with the antibody response to human diploid cell rabies vaccine when it is administered intradermally. Mefloquine has rarely been associated with serious adverse reactions e.g. hallucinations, convulsions at prophylactic dosage, but these reactions are more frequent with the higher dosages used in treatment. The dosage of chloroquine phosphate is often expressed in terms of equivalent chloroquine base. Each 500 mg tablet of ARALEN contains the equivalent of 300 mg chloroquine base. In infants and children the dosage is preferably calculated by body weight. Malaria. Suppression — Adult Dose 500 mg = 300 mg base on exactly the same day of each week.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine-sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth.

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