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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    To treat malaria Chloroquine is usually given for 3 days, starting with one high dose followed by a smaller dose during the next 2 days in a row. To treat amebiasis Chloroquine is given in a high starting dose for 2 days followed by a smaller dose for 2 to 3 weeks. You may be given other medications to help prevent further infection. Both adults and children should take one dose of chloroquine per week starting at least 1 week before. traveling to the area where malaria transmission occurs. They should take one dose per week while there, and for 4 consecutive weeks after leaving. The weekly dosage for adults is 300mg base 500mg salt. Recommended prophylactic dose is about 5 mg/kg maximum 250 mg/dose orally once a week. -This drug should be taken on the same day of each week, preferably after the main meal. -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.

    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.

    Chloroquine dosing prophylaxis

    Chloroquine is a potent inhibitor of SARS coronavirus infection and., Medicines for the Prevention of Malaria While Traveling.

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  5. Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include muscle problems, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and skin rash. Serious

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    Prophylaxis 500mg once every 7 days. Treatment 1g once, then 500mg 6–8hrs later; then 500mg once daily for next 2 days. Low body wt use children's dose. Aug 22, 2005 The inhibitory effects observed on SARS-CoV infectivity and cell spread occurred in the presence of 1–10 μM chloroquine, which are plasma concentrations achievable during the prophylaxis and treatment of malaria varying from 1.6–12.5 μM and hence are well tolerated by patients. Usual Adult Dose for Malaria Prophylaxis. Suppression 400 mg 310 mg base orally on the same day every week Comments-Suppressive therapy should begin 2 weeks prior to exposure; however, failing this, an initial dose of 800 mg 620 mg base may be taken in 2 divided doses 6 hours apart.

     
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