Chloroquine for malaria treatment

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    Chloroquine for malaria treatment


    For decades, the drug was a front-line treatment and prophylactic for malaria. In a three-page paper published Tuesday in Cell Research, scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s State Key Laboratory of Virology write that both chloroquine and the antiviral remdesivir were, individually, “highly effective” at inhibiting replication of the novel coronavirus in cell culture.

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    Chloroquine, a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria, has just been confirmed as one of the three anti-viral drug for Coronavirus. The search for the cure of Coronavirus has been on for some time now, and Chinese experts, based on the result of clinical trials, have confirmed that chloroquine phosphate, has a certain curative effect on the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. Chloroquine is cheap and has been on the market for many years. It therefore may potentially be a good treatment option until a vaccine against the coronavirus is available. Chloroquine has been marketed internationally since 1934 as an antimalarial treatment. Aralen chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. Common side effects are reduced hearing, tinnitus, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety are provided.

    “It’s interesting in that it really lacks a lot of details but, nevertheless, if you look at the data as presented, at least in vitro, it seems like chloroquine can be used as an early-stage drug,” he said. Their drug screen evaluated five other drugs that were not effective. Though the paper is brief, John Lednicky, a professor at the University of Florida’s Emerging Pathogens Institute, found its results intriguing.

    Chloroquine for malaria treatment

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  6. Usual Adult Dose for Malaria. 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

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    Mar 19, 2020 Chloroquine is a 70-year-old treatment for malaria the key to beating coronavirus? Doctors in France offer glimmer of hope as they reveal a positive result from treatment. Chloroquine stands out as a potentially simple, cheap, and scalable treatment for COVID-19, though we haven't yet seen data from any randomized clinical trials. Chloroquine is an inexpensive antimalarial used for several decades and marketed in particular under the name of Nivaquine. This treatment is often recommended when planning to go to an area infested with the malaria parasite, transmitted by mosquitoes.

     
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  8. gorn Well-Known Member

    Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes and Vision If you are taking Plaquenil to treat an inflammatory condition or malaria, you should be aware of the side effects that may occur to your eyes and vision. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage.

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  9. sunb0y User

    Compliance with Hydroxychloroquine Dosage According to 2016. Nov 10, 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO 2016 guidelines recommend to use HCQ at dosages ≤5 mg/kg real body weight to minimize toxicity 1. Important risk factors for retinal toxicity are daily and cumulative dosage of HCQ, duration of treatment, patient age and concomitant renal or liver diseases 1.

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