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  1. Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. It is used to prevent ... Chloroquine phosphate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, one ...
  2. Understanding Malaria: Fighting an Ancient Scourge From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) - PDF  
    ... rapidly when the insecticide DDT and the drug chloroquine were introduced during World War II. DDT was ... of the parasite to cause infection or disease. chloroquine —the primary drug used to treat malaria since ...
  3. ... a medical emergency that requires a hospital stay. Chloroquine is often used as an anti-malarial medication. But chloroquine-resistant infections are common in some parts of ...
  4. Travelers' Health: Pregnant Travelers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... use of an effective prophylactic regimen is essential. Chloroquine and mefloquine are the drugs of choice for pregnant women for destinations with chloroquine-sensitive and chloroquine-resistant malaria, respectively. Doxycycline is ...
  5. Untangling the Source of Ouch and Itch From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of General Medical Sciences)  
    ... system to humans. By exposing the mice to chloroquine, an antimalarial drug that can cause itching as ... Mice lacking an Mrgpr "itch" receptor specific to chloroquine could feel pain but not itch. Mice that ...
  6. Travelers' Health: Immunocompromised Travelers (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... used for malaria prophylaxis and treatment. Mefloquine, doxycycline, chloroquine, and primaquine may increase calcineurin inhibitor levels (tacrolimus ...
  7. Travelers' Health: Traveling Safely with Infants and Children (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... of lack of data on safety and efficacy. Chloroquine, mefloquine, and atovaquone-proguanil have a bitter taste. ... iacprx.org ). Because overdose of antimalarial drugs, particularly chloroquine, can be fatal, medication should be stored in ...
  8. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) (American Porphyria Foundation)  
    ... is a regimen of low doses of either chloroquine (125mg twice weekly) or hydroxychloroquine (100mg twice weekly). ... treatment of PCT (by phlebotomy or low-dose chloroquine). Treatment for PCT is highly successful even in ...
  9. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Malaria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... the body? Because there is no evidence that chloroquine and mefloquine are associated with congenital defects when ... infant. Very small amounts of the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and mefloquine are excreted in the breast milk ...
  10. Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... would rather not take a medicine every day Chloroquine Some people would rather take medicine weekly Good ... of pregnancy Cannot be used in areas with chloroquine or mefloquine resistance May exacerbate psoriasis Some people ...
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