Chloroquin urine color

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    Chloroquin urine color


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Chloroquine causes a toxic myopathy but also produces a toxic neuropathy. Chloroquine is an antimalarial drug also used for the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and other dermatological diseases. The clinical features of chloroquine-induced neuropathy are those of symmetrical sensorimotor polyneuropathy. Normal urine color ranges from pale yellow to deep amber — the result of a pigment called urochrome and how diluted or concentrated the urine is. When you take more water, the urine gets diluted and takes a lighter color. On the other hand, when you take less water urine has less fluid content leading to a darker color. Jul 30, 2019 Before the administration of chloroquine, the patient had only a mild skin erythema in the irradiated area, which was consistent with the radiotherapy dose she had received. On day 3 of chloroquine therapy, she developed localized brisk bullous eruptions in the irradiated area, which developed into a patch of fulminant moist desquamation.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquin urine color

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  5. Urine can turn a rainbow of colors, from its typical yellow hue to red, blue, and brown. Lighter colored urine is more diluted, while darker urine contains less fluid.

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    When referencing dark-colored urine, the following colors are implied Orange; Amber; Brown; Root beer or cola-colored; Besides a liver problem, other possible reasons for dark colored urine include Dehydration – The darker the urine, the more dehydrated you might be. Eating certain foods like rhubarb, aloe and fava beans. Urine colors Clear. Yellowish to amber. Red or pink. Orange. Blue or green. Dark brown. Cloudy. Chloroquine is an anti-malaria medicine that works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body. Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia.

     
  6. l-kor New Member

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  7. cdeieiay Well-Known Member

    Dosing schedules not well established in children Case reports describe dosage regimens that are effective yet tolerated, such as 12.5 mg PO twice weekly over 2 yr in a child aged 4-6 yr, and 100 mg PO twice weekly over 5 months in a child aged 12 yr; mg/kg dosing not reported Hypersensitivity to chloroquine, 4-aminoquinolones Psoriasis, porphyria, retinal or visual field changes For prevention, may use proguanil concomitantly Shown to cause severe hypoglycemia including loss of consciousness that could be life-threatening in patients treated with or without antidiabetic medications; patients should be warned about risk of hypoglycemia and associated clinical signs and symptoms; patients presenting with clinical symptoms suggestive of hypoglycemia during treatment with chloroquine should have blood glucose level checked and treatment reviewed as necessary Not effective in most areas; CDC recommends mefloquine or atovaquone/proguanil - check CDC traveler information for specific recommendations for region May cause hemolysis in glucose-6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency; blood monitoring may be needed as hemolytic anemia may occur, in particular in association with other drugs that cause hemolysis Monitor CBC periodically with prolonged therapy Caution with history of auditory damage Caution with hepatic disease, alcoholism, and coadministration with other hepatotoxic drugs May provoke seizures in patients with history of epilepsy Antacids and kaolin reduce chloroquine absorption; separate administration by at least 4 hr Irreversible retinal damage observed in some patients; significant risk factors for retinal damage include daily doses of chloroquine phosphate 2.3 mg/kg of actual body weight, durations of use greater than five years, subnormal glomerular filtration, use of some concomitant drug products such as tamoxifen citrate, and concurrent macular disease A baseline ophthalmological examination should be performed within the first year of initiating therapy; for individuals with significant risk factors, monitoring should include annual examinations; discontinue if ocular toxicity is suspected; patient should be closely observed given that retinal changes (and visual disturbances) may progress even after cessation of therapy In individuals of Asian descent, retinal toxicity may first be noticed outside macula; it is recommended that visual field testing be performed in visual field of central 24 degrees instead of central 10 degrees May exacerbate heart failure Not effective against chloroquine- or hydroxychloroquine-resistant strains of Plasmodium species; information regarding geographic areas where resistance to chloroquine occurs, is available at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (gov/malaria) Does not treat hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium and will therefore not prevent relapses of malaria due to P. ovale; additional treatment with an anti-malarial agent active against these forms, such as an 8-aminoquinoline, is required for the treatment of infections with P. ovale Cases of cardiomyopathy resulting in cardiac failure, in some cases with fatal outcome, reported during long term therapy at high doses; monitor for signs and symptoms of cardiomyopathy and discontinue chloroquine if cardiomyopathy develops; chronic toxicity should be considered when conduction disorders (bundle branch block / atrio-ventricular heart block) diagnosed; if cardiotoxicity suspected, prompt therapy discontinuation may prevent life-threatening complications QT interval prolongation, torsades de pointes, and ventricular arrhythmias reported; risk is greater if chloroquine is administered at high doses; fatal cases reported; use with caution in patients with cardiac disease, a history of ventricular arrhythmias, uncorrected hypokalemia and/or hypomagnesemia, or bradycardia ( There are no adequate and well-controlled studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of chloroquine in pregnant women; usage during pregnancy should be avoided except in prophylaxis or treatment of malaria when benefit outweighs potential risk to fetus Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from chloroquine, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue drug, taking into account potential clinical benefit of drug to mother A: Generally acceptable. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes. Recommended Malaria Prophylaxis for Travelers Hydroxychloroquine Dosage Guide with Precautions - Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects.
     
  8. yuran1979 User

    Chloroquine Confirmed Effective as Coronavirus Cure. Chloroquine phosphate has been used for more than 70 years. It was selected from tens of thousands of existing drugs after several rounds of screening. The results showed a certain curative effect and fairly good efficacy. Patients treated with chloroquine required a shorter time to recover, exhibited a better drop in fever, and had improvement.

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