Chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis dosing

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  1. akf1590 Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis dosing


    Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done. Contact the applicable plan provider for the most current information. D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available.

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    Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information. Chloroquine phosphate or hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil can be used for prevention of malaria only in destinations where chloroquine resistance is not present see Chapter 2, Yellow Fever Vaccine & Malaria Prophylaxis Information, by Country. Prophylaxis should begin 1–2 weeks before travel to malarious areas. Apr 02, 2019 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.

    Active against erythrocytic forms of Plasmodium vivax & P. malariae and most strains of Plasmodium falciparum Precise mechanism not known Bioavailability: ~89% Peak plasma time: 1-2 hr Distributed widely in body tissues (eg, eyes, heart, kidneys, liver, lungs) where retention prolonged; crosses placenta; enters breast milk Partially in liver Half-life: 3-5 days Excretion: urine (~70% as unchanged drug); acidification of urine increases elimination Small amounts may be present in urine months following discontinuation of therapy The above information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only.

    Chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis dosing

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  3. For these reasons, and because chloroquine has not been found to have any harmful effects on the fetus when used in the recommended doses for malaria prophylaxis, pregnancy is not a contraindication to malaria prophylaxis with chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine.

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    The pharmacokinetics of chloroquine were studied in healthy volunteers who received one of three different multiple-dose regimens for 3 weeks once weekly 300 mg, twice weekly 200 mg and once daily 50 mg chloroquine. Plasma concentrations of chloroquine and metabolites were determined by h.p.l.c. with fluorescence detection. Against malaria. In what parts of the world can. chloroquine be used for prevention of malaria in travelers? There are only a few places left in the world where. chloroquine is still effective including parts of Central America and the Caribbean. CDC keeps track of all the places in the world where malaria transmission occurs and which malaria Acute Malaria Infections. Indicated for the treatment of mild-to-moderate acute malaria caused by mefloquine-susceptible strains of P. falciparum both chloroquine-susceptible and resistant strains or by Plasmodium vivax. 6 months old Safety and efficacy not established 6 months old 20-25 mg/kg PO as single dose or may divide in 2 doses

     
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