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Chloroquine + Primaquine

Chloroquine + Primaquine Information

Chloroquine + Primaquine Benefits & Uses

Chloroquine + Primaquine is used to treat the following -

Chloroquine + Primaquine 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.

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Ingredients of Chloroquine + Primaquine

Chloroquine
Primaquine

Chloroquine + Primaquine Side Effects

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

  1. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  2. Mood swings
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dizziness दुर्लभ
  5. Muscle disorders
  6. Loss of appetite
  7. Hair Loss दुर्लभ
  8. Itching or burning
  9. Hearing Loss दुर्लभ
  10. Blurred vision
  11. Headache दुर्लभ
  12. Visual Disturbance
  13. Bloating or fullness
  14. Altered heart rate
  15. Photopsia
  16. Eye Disorder
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Ringing in ears
  19. Rash
  20. Muscle Ache दुर्लभ
  21. Epigastric Pain
  22. Gastrointestinal discomfort
  23. Cough
  24. Irregular heartbeat
  25. Fever Unknown

Chloroquine + Primaquine Related Warnings

Is the use of Chloroquine + Primaquine safe for pregnant women?

Chloroquine + Primaquine can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Chloroquine + Primaquine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Is the use of Chloroquine + Primaquine safe during breastfeeding?

Chloroquine + Primaquine may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Chloroquine + Primaquine, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.

What is the effect of Chloroquine + Primaquine on the Kidneys?

Chloroquine + Primaquine is not harmful for kidney.

What is the effect of Chloroquine + Primaquine on the Liver?

Side effects of Chloroquine + Primaquine rarely affect the liver.

What is the effect of Chloroquine + Primaquine on the Heart?

Side effects of Chloroquine + Primaquine rarely affect the heart.

Severe Interaction of Chloroquine + Primaquine with Other Drugs

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

Chloroquine + Primaquine Contraindications

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

  1. Eye Disorders
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Hearing Loss
  5. Porphyria
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  8. Calcium Deficiency
  9. Potassium Deficiency
  10. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Frequently asked Questions about Chloroquine + Primaquine

Is this Chloroquine + Primaquine habit forming or addictive?

No, Chloroquine + Primaquine is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Chloroquine + Primaquine.

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Chloroquine + Primaquine only as per medical advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

Chloroquine + Primaquine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Chloroquine + Primaquine

Taking Chloroquine + Primaquine with food does not harm your health.

Interaction between Alcohol and Chloroquine + Primaquine

Taking Chloroquine + Primaquine with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. KD Tripathi. Package leaflet information for the user; Aralen® Chloroquine phosphate. Eighth Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2019
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Primaquine phosphate
  4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 828