Chloroquine in amoebic liver abscess

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    Chloroquine in amoebic liver abscess


    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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    Liver abscess, amebic treatment—Chloroquine is indicated in the treatment of amebic liver abscess, usually in combination with an effective intestinal amebicide. However, it is not considered a primary drug {01} {02} {06}. Chloroquine is indicated for the treatment of amebic liver abscess, usually in combination with and effective intestinal amebicide. However, it is not considered a primary drug. However, it is not considered a primary drug. In treatment of amoebic liver abscess, chloroquine may be used instead of or in addition to other medications in the event of failure of improvement with metronidazole or another nitroimidazole within 5 days or intolerance to metronidazole or a nitroimidazole.

    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 in amoebic liver abscess

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  7. Eight patients with amoebic liver abscesses in Cuba were treated with chloroquine. Some at least of them had been opened surgically; in 5 of the 8 cases typical parasites had been found in the matter obtained from the liver lesions. The total dosages of chloroquine used ranged from 121/2 to 15 gm.

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    Q. 5 All are used in treatment of amoebic liver abscess except - A Diloxanide furoate B Chloroquine C Metronidazole D Emetine Q. 5 All are used in treatment of amoebic liver abscess except - A Diloxanide furoate B Chloroquine C Metronidazole D Emetine Ans. Liver abscess arises in patients who have never been abroad, possibly with tragic results; I therefore recom mend a therapeutic trial of emetine and chloroquine as of equal importance to antibiotics in all patients when liver abscess is suspected, and before resort is made to surgical drainage. Summary A case of amoebic abscess of the liver is- recorded In our study we found 58% of the abscesses to be amebic in etiology, 23% to be pyogenic, 12% to be indeterminate and 7% to be amebic with secondary bacterial infection or mixed liver abscess, MLA. Khan et al in their series reported 68% amebic, 21% pyogenic, 8% indeterminate, and 3% MLA 22.

     
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    Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Malaria Prophylaxis. The ABCD of Malaria Prophylaxis. The Safety of Antimalarial Drugs in Pregnancy SpringerLink The safety of atovaquone-proguanil for the prevention and.
     
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    Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine supporting chemo. Nov 15, 2015 Summary. Chloroquine is an anti-malarial drug available at pharmacies for people traveling to area with malaria risks. Note based on a RGCC chemosensitivity analysis I have seen at a German clinic, Hydroxychloroquine has been effective in killing the cancer cells of 5 out 7 patients that were tested.

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