Dose of chloroquine phosphate

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    Dose of chloroquine phosphate


    This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. For prevention of malaria in adults, one dose is usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of the week.

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    Mg of Chloroquine phosphate is equivalent to 10 mg chloroquine base. Dose for the Chemoprophylaxis of malaria 8.3 mg/kg once a week on the same day each week to a maximum dose of 500 mg. Therapy should begin 1 to 2 weeks prior to entering the endemic area and continued for four weeks after leaving it. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so. The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine. Chloroquine was developed from Methylene Blue also used starting in 1891 as an anti-malarial drug & Quinine Sulfate in 1934. The formula of Chloroquine & Methylene Blue is also similar MB C16H18ClN3S / Chloroquine C18H26ClN3. In marine aquariums, Chloroquine Phosphate is generally the better choice over Quinine Sulfate.

    One dose is taken beginning 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria is common, while you are in the area, and then for 8 weeks after you return from the area. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take for each dose.

    Dose of chloroquine phosphate

    Chloroquine Phosphate Bulk Uses, Side Effects., Chloroquine Oral Route Proper Use - Mayo Clinic

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  5. Chloroquine phosphate is suitable for the treatment of novel coronavirus pneumonia in adults aged 18 to 65 years old. For those weighing more than 50 kg, the course of treatment is 7 days with 500mg given twice a day; for those weighing 50 kg or less, the course of treatment is 7 days with 500 mg given twice a day on the 1st and 2nd days, then 500 mg given once a day for the 3rd to 7th day.

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    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 Pure Chloroquine is a "one & done" medication. You dose once @ 40mg/gal or up to 60mg/gal is well tolerated by most fish. Either dosage is sufficient for 30 days worth of treatment. Telling you to dose more than once probably means the product is watered down and thus, reliability may be suspect. But whatever you do, DO NOT MIX CP with. Chloroquine Dosage and Administration. The dosage of Chloroquine phosphate is often expressed in terms of equivalent Chloroquine base. Each 500 mg tablet of Chloroquine phosphate contains the equivalent of 300 mg Chloroquine base. In infants and children the dosage is preferably calculated by body weight.

     
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    I am interested to see if anyone here has gotten a rash from Plaquenil after being on it for several months. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Precautions - Mayo Clinic Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia
     
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    The Risk of Retinal Toxicity with Plaquenil Aug 29, 2014 The side effect that is of greatest concern is retinal toxicity. Retinal toxicity of Plaquenil may manifest itself with subtle disturbances of the retinal pigment epithelium which may eventually lead to complete destruction of the macula in the form of bull’s-eye maculopathy.

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