Chloroquine


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Chloroquine

 

a compound used in the treatment of malaria and of autoimmune and other diseases. It may be taken orally in the form of tablets or administered as a solution by intramuscular or intravenous injection.

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Twelve weeks of low-dose chloroquine had no impact on HDL, insulin levels, blood glucose, or the homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) insulin sensitivity index.
Groups II, III and 1V were given chloroquine (970mg/kg body weight) and G.
New developments in Plasmodium vivax malaria: severe disease and the rise of chloroquine resistance.
Intralesional chloroquine appears to be an effective, safe and cheap alternative to meglumine antimoniate in the treatment of CL.
Studies have shown that chloroquine affects a wide range of biochemical processes including inhibition of key metabolic enzymes such as alcohol dehydrogenase, succinate dehydrogenase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (18,19).
Numerous toxic effects, such as skin disorders, blood dyscrasias, corneal deposits, encephalopathy, neuropathy, myopathy and impairment of auditory function are associated with prolonged high-dose use of chloroquine (2,3).
The company added Flucytosine is used in the treatment of serious infections and Chloroquine Phosphate is used to treat and prevent malaria infections.
Clinical trials conducted by TDR (Training and research in tropical Diseases, Geneva), as early as 2003 have proved the efficacy and superiority of Artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) for chloroquine resistant malaria [7].
Both chloroquine and cowhage, however, cause a histamine-independent itch, as do opium compounds; inflammation, from asthma and allergies to skin rash; and eczema.
hemerocallidea extract against chloroquine induced oxidative stress has not been yet reported.
Use of weekly chloroquine requires receiving the initial dose 1 week before departure, and use of weekly mefloquine requires receiving the initial dose 2 weeks before departure.