Resochin

Manufactured by: Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloroquine (250 mg)

Prescription Required

120 people have bought this recently

Resochin

Manufactured by: Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Chloroquine (250 mg)

Prescription Required

120 people have bought this recently

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Resochin Information

Resochin is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Syrup, Tablet, Injection. Malaria are some of its major therapeutic uses.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Resochin. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Resochin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Resochin are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Resochin's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Resochin related warnings talks about Resochin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Resochin is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Porphyria as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Resochin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Resochin may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

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

  1. Resochin Benefits & Uses
  2. Resochin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Resochin Side Effects
  4. Resochin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Resochin with Other Drugs
  6. Resochin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Resochin
  8. Resochin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Resochin Benefits & Uses

Resochin is used to treat the following -

  1. Malaria Primary

Resochin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Resochin

Chloroquine

Resochin Side Effects

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

  1. Abdominal Pain Rare
  2. Mood swings
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dizziness Rare
  5. Muscle disorders
  6. Loss of appetite
  7. Hair Loss Rare
  8. Itching or burning
  9. Hearing Loss Rare
  10. Blurred vision
  11. Headache Rare
  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 Rare

Resochin Related Warnings

Is the use of Resochin safe for pregnant women?

Resochin 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 Resochin safe during breastfeeding?

Resochin should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Resochin on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Resochin. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Resochin on the Liver?

Resochin can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Resochin on the Heart?

Resochin can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Resochin with Other Drugs

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

Resochin Contraindications

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

  1. Eye Disorders
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Hearing Loss
  5. Porphyria

Frequently asked Questions about Resochin

Is this Resochin habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Resochin.

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 Resochin can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Resochin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Resochin is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Resochin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Resochin

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Resochin with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Resochin

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

Unknown

Resochin FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Resochin cause fatigue?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

Yes, Resochin can cause fatigue, this occurs in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of fatigue is unknown. If you experience tiredness after taking this drug, then try to take some rest even after that if you feel excessive tiredness then do discuss with your doctor.

Question 11 months ago

Can I take Resochin with paracetamol?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

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

Question about 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Resochin?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Take Resochin as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Resochin cause weight loss?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

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

Question over 1 year ago

Can Resochin affect blood sugar levels?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

Yes, Resochin can affect blood sugar levels. It has been reported to lower the blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and in case if you feel lightheadedness, shaking or increased heartbeat after taking this drug then drink a glass of fruit juice, eat candies to restore your blood sugar levels and report to your doctor.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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
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