Best malaria medication for chloroquine resistant malaria

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    Best malaria medication for chloroquine resistant malaria


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. Approved indication: For the suppressive treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally once a week Comments: -For prophylaxis only in areas with chloroquine-sensitive malaria -Prophylaxis should start 1 to 2 weeks before travel to malarious areas; should continue weekly (same day each week) while in malarious areas and for 4 weeks after leaving such areas.

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    Topics under Malaria. Malaria Prevention 23 drugs Alternative treatments for Malaria. The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Malaria. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. Both the type of medication to treat malaria and the length of treatment can vary depending on geographic location. Quinine This drug is used to treat chloroquine-resistant malaria. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. Chloroquine is used to treat and to prevent malaria. Chloroquine is also used to treat amebiasis infection caused by amoebae. Chloroquine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

    Approved indication: For acute attacks of malaria due to P vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: Chloroquine-sensitive uncomplicated malaria (Plasmodium species or species not identified): 600 mg base (1 g salt) orally at once, followed by 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally at 6, 24, and 48 hours Total dose: 1.5 g base (2.5 g salt) Comments: -For the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to chloroquine-sensitive P vivax or P ovale, concomitant treatment with primaquine phosphate is recommended. 60 kg or more: 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) orally as an initial dose, followed by 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally after 6 to 8 hours, then 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally once a day on the next 2 consecutive days Total dose: 2.5 g chloroquine phosphate (1.5 g base) in 3 days Less than 60 kg: First dose: 16.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (10 mg base/kg) orally Second dose (6 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Third dose (24 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Fourth dose (36 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Total dose: 41.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (25 mg base/kg) in 3 days Comments: -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline compound is necessary for radical cure of malaria due to P vivax and P malariae.

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  6. If you already have malaria, you should still keep taking this medicine for the full time of treatment even if you begin to feel better after a few days. This will help clear up your infection completely. If you stop taking this medicine too soon, your symptoms may return. Chloroquine works best when you take it on a regular schedule.

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    Oct 03, 2018 Of course, the best medicine is prevention. The prevention of malaria includes several steps. First, evaluate if malaria is a concern in the area of travel CDC malaria information by country table. This table will also indicate which medication to take as chemo-prophylaxis. Looking for medication to treat prevention of falciparum malaria that is resistant to chloroquine? Find a list of current medications, their possible side effects, dosage, and efficacy when used. Chloroquine-resistant malaria is exactly what it sounds like—particular types of malaria which are not cured by treatment with chloroquine. Chloroquine was first discovered in the 1930s in Germany and began to be widely used as an anti-malaria post-World War II, in the late 1940s.

     
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  8. Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Side Effects - Mayo Clinic Rx Side Effects New Plaquenil Guidelines and More - American. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions. Nov 09, 2018 This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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