Chloroquine prophylaxis dosage

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    Chloroquine prophylaxis dosage


    This medicine is also sometimes given off-label to help the following conditions: Also, let your doctor know if you drink large amounts of alcohol before starting on this medicine. Your doctor will probably want to order frequent tests to check your body's response to chloroquine.

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    Chloroquine remains the first choice of antimalarial prophylaxis as well as treatment. Chloroquine is available in tablets of 250 and 500 mg in generic forms and under the brand name Aralen. The recommended dosage for suppressive prophylaxis is 500 mg once weekly starting 1 to 2 weeks before and continuing for at 4 to 6 weeks after travel to an endemic area. Ongoing treatment 500mg chloroquine salt 300mg base taken once weekly. Post-exposure prophylaxis Loading dose 1000mg of chloroquine salt 600mg base taken at 0-hours, 24-hours, and then 500mg of chloroquine salt 300mg base at 48-hours. Ongoing treatment 500mg chloroquine salt 300mg base taken daily for 12 days. Non-chloroquine-resistant. 1 g 600 mg base PO, THEN; 500 mg 300 mg base PO 6-8 hours later, THEN; 500 mg 300 mg base PO at 24 hours & 48 hours after initial dose; Amebiasis, Extraintestinal. 1 g 600 mg base PO qDay for 2 days, THEN. 500 mg 300 mg base qDay for 14-21 days. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Off-label 125-250 mg 75-150 mg base PO twice weekly

    Let your healthcare provider know if your symptoms either don't improve or worsen while taking this medicine. Keep all appointments with your doctor and laboratory.

    Chloroquine prophylaxis dosage

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    Malaria treatment oral To treat malaria in adults, one dose of oral chloroquine is usually given right away. Then, half the dose is taken six to eight hours later. This is typically followed by half the dose once a day for the next two days. Amebiasis treatment oral To treat amebiasis in adults. Ideally, chloroquine should be dosed depending on body weight and height. For use as malarial prophylaxis, the appropriate chloroquine dose is 5 mg/kg of body weight with a maximum of around 500 mg given on a once per week dosing regimen. 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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    Hydroxychloroquine Tablets - FDA prescribing information. Hydroxychloroquine is active against the erythrocytic forms of chloroquine sensitive strains of Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium vivax. Hydroxychloroquine is not active against the gametocytes and exoerythrocytic forms including the hypnozoite stage P. vivax and P. ovale of the Plasmodium parasites.

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