Chloroquine phosphate tablets ip 250 mg uses

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    Chloroquine phosphate tablets ip 250 mg uses


    At medipol our aim is to help people lead healthier lives by delivering affordable and accessible medication to all part of the world and discovering, developing and commercializing innovative medicines that satisfy unmet medical needs. Dosing schedules not well established in children Case reports describe dosage regimens that are effective yet tolerated, such as 12.5 mg PO twice weekly over 2 yr in a child aged 4-6 yr, and 100 mg PO twice weekly over 5 months in a child aged 12 yr; mg/kg dosing not reported Hypersensitivity to chloroquine, 4-aminoquinolones Psoriasis, porphyria, retinal or visual field changes For prevention, may use proguanil concomitantly Shown to cause severe hypoglycemia including loss of consciousness that could be life-threatening in patients treated with or without antidiabetic medications; patients should be warned about risk of hypoglycemia and associated clinical signs and symptoms; patients presenting with clinical symptoms suggestive of hypoglycemia during treatment with chloroquine should have blood glucose level checked and treatment reviewed as necessary Not effective in most areas; CDC recommends mefloquine or atovaquone/proguanil - check CDC traveler information for specific recommendations for region May cause hemolysis in glucose-6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency; blood monitoring may be needed as hemolytic anemia may occur, in particular in association with other drugs that cause hemolysis Monitor CBC periodically with prolonged therapy Caution with history of auditory damage Caution with hepatic disease, alcoholism, and coadministration with other hepatotoxic drugs May provoke seizures in patients with history of epilepsy Antacids and kaolin reduce chloroquine absorption; separate administration by at least 4 hr Irreversible retinal damage observed in some patients; significant risk factors for retinal damage include daily doses of chloroquine phosphate 2.3 mg/kg of actual body weight, durations of use greater than five years, subnormal glomerular filtration, use of some concomitant drug products such as tamoxifen citrate, and concurrent macular disease A baseline ophthalmological examination should be performed within the first year of initiating therapy; for individuals with significant risk factors, monitoring should include annual examinations; discontinue if ocular toxicity is suspected; patient should be closely observed given that retinal changes (and visual disturbances) may progress even after cessation of therapy In individuals of Asian descent, retinal toxicity may first be noticed outside macula; it is recommended that visual field testing be performed in visual field of central 24 degrees instead of central 10 degrees May exacerbate heart failure Not effective against chloroquine- or hydroxychloroquine-resistant strains of Plasmodium species; information regarding geographic areas where resistance to chloroquine occurs, is available at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (gov/malaria) Does not treat hypnozoite liver stage forms of Plasmodium and will therefore not prevent relapses of malaria due to P. ovale; additional treatment with an anti-malarial agent active against these forms, such as an 8-aminoquinoline, is required for the treatment of infections with P. ovale Cases of cardiomyopathy resulting in cardiac failure, in some cases with fatal outcome, reported during long term therapy at high doses; monitor for signs and symptoms of cardiomyopathy and discontinue chloroquine if cardiomyopathy develops; chronic toxicity should be considered when conduction disorders (bundle branch block / atrio-ventricular heart block) diagnosed; if cardiotoxicity suspected, prompt therapy discontinuation may prevent life-threatening complications QT interval prolongation, torsades de pointes, and ventricular arrhythmias reported; risk is greater if chloroquine is administered at high doses; fatal cases reported; use with caution in patients with cardiac disease, a history of ventricular arrhythmias, uncorrected hypokalemia and/or hypomagnesemia, or bradycardia ( There are no adequate and well-controlled studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of chloroquine in pregnant women; usage during pregnancy should be avoided except in prophylaxis or treatment of malaria when benefit outweighs potential risk to fetus Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from chloroquine, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue drug, taking into account potential clinical benefit of drug to mother A: Generally acceptable. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes.

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    Each tablet contains 250 mg of chloroquine phosphate USP, equivalent to 150 mg chloroquine base. Inactive Ingredients Colloidal silicon dioxide, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch and sodium starch glycolate. Chloroquine Aralen is used for preventing and treating malaria and amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite. Mg 75 mg base to 250 mg 150 mg base PO once daily, limited to no more than 3.5 to 4 mg/kg/day to minimize retinal toxicity. Chloroquine may be used with quinacrine. †Indicates off-label use

    D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done. Contact the applicable plan provider for the most current information.

    Chloroquine phosphate tablets ip 250 mg uses

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  7. Each 250 mg tablet of chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 150 mg base and each 500 mg tablet of chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 300 mg base. In infants and children the dosage is preferably calculated by body weight. Suppression – 500 mg = 300 mg base on exactly the same day of each week.

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    Nov 21, 2019 Tablets containing 500 mg chloroquine phosphate USP, equivalent to 300 mg of chloroquine base, bottles of 25 NDC 0024-0084-01. White, film-coated convex, discoid tablet, 1/2 inch in diameter with an uncoated core, printed in black ink with a stylized "W" on one side and an "A77" on the other side. Mg chloroquine phosphate 300 mg base orally on the same day each week Comments -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate 600 mg base may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Chloroquine Phosphate Tablets are an antimalarial and amebicidal drug. Each tablet, for oral administration, contains 250 mg chloroquine phosphate equivalent to 150 mg base or 500 mg chloroquine phosphate equivalent to 300 mg base. Inactive ingredients 250 mg Calcium Stearate, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate,

     
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