Toxicity of chloroquine

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    Toxicity of chloroquine


    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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    Review of side effects and toxicity of chloroquine / by H. Weniger. View/ Open. Effect of four different types of single-dose treatment with chloroquine and with chloroquine and pyrimethamine on Plasmodium falciparum infections in a semi-immune population in northern Nigeria.  Commonly used on holidays in malaria prone destinations, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine will not be over familiar to the emergency physician. However, it is one of the leading causes of drug overdose in malaria prone countries and also the occasional toddler has managed to consume the grandparents lupus or rheumatoid arthritis medication leading to lethal consequences. Effect of four different types of single-dose treatment with chloroquine and with chloroquine and pyrimethamine on Plasmodium falciparum infections in a semi-immune population in northern Nigeria.

    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.

    Toxicity of chloroquine

    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects., Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine • LITFL • Toxicology.

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  5. To reduce the incidence of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine toxicity, health care providers HCP's that prescribe these medications and those that screen for ocular toxicity have developed clear dosing and screening protocols that have reduced the risk of end-stage disease; bull's eye maculopathy and central vision loss Level I.

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    • Review of side effects and toxicity of chloroquine / by H. Weniger.
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    Chloroquine CQ is used to prevent and treat malaria and amebiasis, while hydroxychloroquine HCQ, a less toxic metabolite of chloroquine, is used to treat rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis RA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis JIA and Sjogren's syndrome. Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. The usefulness of hypokalemia as an indicator in the evaluation of chloroquine toxicity was studied in a retrospective series of 191 acute chloroquine poisonings. Results indicated that the risk of severe poisoning and death are proportional to the degree of hypokalemia.

     
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