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    Chloroquine Tablet Information

    Chloroquine Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Malaria.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Chloroquine Tablet. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Chloroquine Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Chloroquine Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Chloroquine Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Chloroquine Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Chloroquine Tablet related warnings section.

    Chloroquine Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Chloroquine Tablet in conditions like Porphyria. Some other conditions that can be affected by Chloroquine Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Chloroquine Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Chloroquine Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Chloroquine Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Chloroquine Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Chloroquine Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Malaria
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 300 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose should be given 600 mg as a base, after 6 hours 300 mg base and for next 2 days 300 mg base OD
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Malaria
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 300 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose should be given 600 mg as a base, after 6 hours 300 mg base and for next 2 days 300 mg base OD
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Malaria
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose should be given 10 mg/kg as a base, after 6 hours 5 mg/kg base and for next 2 days 5 mg/kg base OD
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Malaria
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose should be given 10 mg/kg as a base, after 6 hours 5 mg/kg base and for next 2 days 5 mg/kg base OD
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Malaria
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 3 days
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose should be given 10 mg/kg as a base, after 6 hours 5 mg/kg base and for next 2 days 5 mg/kg base OD


    Chloroquine Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Chloroquine Tablet is used -

    Chloroquine Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Chloroquine Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Chloroquine can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Chloroquine Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Chloroquine may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Chloroquine should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Chloroquine Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Kidney can be affected by Chloroquine. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Chloroquine Tablet on the Liver?


      Chloroquine may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Chloroquine Tablet on the Heart?


      There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Chloroquine. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Chloroquine Tablet with Other Drugs

    Chloroquine Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Chloroquine Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Chloroquine Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Chloroquine Tablet

    • Is this Chloroquine Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Chloroquine Tablet is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Chloroquine Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Chloroquine Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Chloroquine Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Chloroquine Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Chloroquine Tablet


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Chloroquine Tablet, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Chloroquine Tablet


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Chloroquine Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Chloroquine Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Chloroquine cause weight loss?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Yes, long-term use of Chloroquine may cause weight loss but this occurs rarely. It is a rare side effect of Chloroquine. However, if you are experiencing unusual rapid weight loss and you are in doubt that Chloroquine is causing weight loss then discuss with your doctor instantly. 

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Chloroquine helpful in lupus?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, Chloroquine is helpful in lupus or systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) as well as rheumatoid arthritis. Chloroquine works in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by suppressing the immune system which provides relief to the patient from pain and inflammation. However, the exact mechanism how Chloroquine works in these autoimmune diseases is still unknown.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Chloroquine with aspirin?

    Dr. , General Physician

    Yes Chloroquine can be taken with aspirin. Aspirin does not appear to interfere with the efficacy of Chloroquine. Hence, it is best to take them together. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Chloroquine?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Chloroquine is a brand name of chloroquine and it comes in the form of a tablet, capsule, injection, and oral suspension. It belongs to the class of drugs known as antimalarials which have amebicidal activity. It is a prescription drug that is used in the treatment of malaria which is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by parasites Plasmodium species. These are Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium vivax. Apart from this Chloroquine is also used in the treatment of extraintestinal amebiasis which is the protozoal infection caused by parasite Entamoeba histolytica. It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) both are autoimmune diseases which causes inflammation and pain. Chloroquine is also used off-label for the treatment of porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) a blood disorder that affects the skin.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Chloroquine cause hair loss?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Rarely, Chloroquine causes hair loss (alopecia). This problem goes away after discontinuation of this drug. For partial hair loss, you are advised to use hair tonic and discuss with the doctor for best possible treatment to hair loss.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    KD Tripathi. Package leaflet information for the user; Aralen® Chloroquine phosphate. Eighth Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2019

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211

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