Chloroquine epilepsy

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    Chloroquine epilepsy

    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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    Patients with history of epilepsy should be advised about the risk of chloroquine provoking seizures. Drug Interactions. Antacids and kaolin Antacids and kaolin can reduce absorption of chloroquine; an interval of at least 4 hours between intake of these agents and chloroquine should be observed. Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat. Three cases are reported of patients developing seizures whilst taking chloroquine. Recently, eight such cases have been reported elsewhere. A review of all patients described in the literature is given. Possible relationships between chloroquine and the occurrence of seizures are discussed and further studies recommended.

    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.

    Chloroquine epilepsy

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    Oct 01, 2018 Since Chloroquine phosphate tablets are known to concentrate in the liver, it should be used with caution in patients with hepatic disease or alcoholism or in conjunction with known hepatotoxic drugs. Central Nervous System Effects Chloroquine may increase the risk of convulsions in patients with a history of epilepsy. Drug Interactions Doses expressed as chloroquine base. Each tablet contains 155 mg of chloroquine base equivalent to 250 mg of chloroquine phosphate. Syrup contains 50 mg/5 mL of chloroquine base equivalent to 80 mg/5 mL of chloroquine phosphate. Epilepsy, history of—May increase risk for seizures. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase G6PD deficiency—May cause hemolytic anemia in patients with this condition. Kidney disease or; Liver disease—Use with caution. The effects may be increased because of the slower removal of chloroquine from the body.

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