Medicine : Resochin (40mg)

Name:Resochin (40mg)
Manufacturer:Bayer Cropscience Ltd
Generic Use:Chloroquine
Composition:Chloroquine(40 Mg)

Generic ( Chloroquine )

Typical use Of Chloroquine :Malaria, Extra Intestinal Amoebiasis, Giardiasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Discold Lupus Erythematosus, Lepra Reactions, Photogenic Reactions. Infectious Mononucleosis.
Mechanism of action of Chloroquine :Chloroquine Is Used For Malarial Prophylaxis (as A Suppressive) And In Managing Acute Attacks Of Malaria. It Is Highly Active Against Erythrocytic Forms Of P. Vivax, P. Malariae And P. Falciparum. It Influences Hb Digestion By Increasing Intravesicular PH In Malaria Parasite Cells And Interferes With The Nucleoprotein Synthesis Of The Patient. It Is Also Effective In Extra Intestinal Amoebiasis. In RA Chloroquine And More Effectively Hydroxychloroquine Have A Disease-modifying Effect.
Drug Interaction of Chloroquine :Concomitant Therapy With Phenylbutazone Predisposes To Dermatitis, Antagonises Effect Of Neostigmine And Pyridostigmine, Reduces Bioavailability Of Ampicillin.
Side effects of Chloroquine :Retinopathy, Hair Loss, Photosensitivity, Tinnitus, Myopathy (long-term Therapy). Psychosis, Seizures, Leucopenia.


How Chloroquine will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Chloroquine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Chloroquine

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