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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    Chloroquine is available in tablets of 250 and 500 mg in generic forms and under the brand name Aralen. The recommended dosage for suppressive prophylaxis is 500 mg once weekly starting 1 to 2 weeks before and continuing for at 4 to 6 weeks after travel to an endemic area. 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. Infections should receive chloroquine prophylaxis 300 mg base po once a week during pregnancy. After delivery, patients with normal G6PD activity should be treated with primaquine or tafenoquine or continue with chloroquine prophylaxis for a total of 1 year.

    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.

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  6. Oct 01, 2018 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.

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    Post-exposure prophylaxis Loading dose 1000mg of chloroquine salt 600mg base taken at 0-hours, 24-hours, and then 500mg of chloroquine salt 300mg base at 48-hours. Ongoing treatment 500mg chloroquine salt 300mg base taken daily for 12 days. 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. While you are being treated with chloroquine, do not have any immunizations eg, rabies vaccine without your doctor's approval. Malaria is spread by the bites of certain kinds of infected female mosquitoes. If you are living in or will be traveling to an area where there is a chance of getting malaria.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. WHO Model Prescribing Information Drugs Used in Parasitic. Expert Chloroquine Phosphate has a negative time of 4.4. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions.
     
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