|Manufacturer:||Healthcare Logistics manufactures Chlorquin.|
|Uses:||The uses of Chlorquin include:|
This medication is used to prevent certain types of malaria, a parasite infection, when traveling to certain areas that have malaria. Another drug may be used instead if you are going to an area with resistant malaria. Chloroquine may also be used with other medications to treat certain less severe (uncomplicated) types of malaria or a spreading infection with another parasite (ameba). Chloroquine is an amebicide and antimalarial drug. It works by killing ameba and the form of the malaria parasite that infects the red blood cells.
Anti-malarial, amoebicidal, anti-inflammatory, and used in collagen diseases.
Suppression and treatment of malaria; amoebic hepatitis; in certain phases of lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and related collagen diseases.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
Discard ½ tablets if not consumed immediately.
2 tablets (310 mg base) taken on the same day each week, commencing two weeks before exposure and continuing for 4 weeks after exposure is over.
1 to 4 years: 1/2 tablet
4 to 8 years: 1 tablet
over 8 years: adult dose
Initial dose of 4 tablets for adults, followed by 2 tablets eight hours later, 2 tablets in a single dose each day for two days, then 2 tablets weekly for four weeks.
4 tablets daily in divided doses for two days, then 1 tablet twice daily for two to three weeks.
Average adult dose, 1 tablet twice daily for one to two weeks, followed by maintenance dose of 1 tablet daily.
1 tablet one to two times daily with meals for four to twelve weeks. Prolonged courses are sometimes necessary as response may not appear for one to three months after treatment commences and maximum benefit until much later. If side effects appear, withdraw drug until they disappear, reinstate treatment with 1/2 tablet daily and if well tolerated increase to 1 tablet. Usual maintenance dose is 1 tablet daily.