Chloroquine dose in pediatrics

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    Chloroquine dose in pediatrics


    This medicine is also sometimes given off-label to help the following conditions: Also, let your doctor know if you drink large amounts of alcohol before starting on this medicine. Your doctor will probably want to order frequent tests to check your body's response to chloroquine.

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    Of note, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are considered to be safe and side-effects are generally mild and transitory. However, the margin between the therapeutic and toxic dose is narrow and chloroquine poisoning has been associated with cardiovascular disorders that can be life-threatening Frisk-Holmberg et al. 1983. Chloroquine and. What Is the Chloroquine Dosage for Preventing Malaria? The usual dosage for malaria prevention in adults is 500 mg once a week. The chloroquine dose in children is based on the child's weight. Children either receive about 8.3 mg per kg of body weight about 3.8 mg per pound of body weight or the adult dose, whichever is less. Dosage and administration. All dosages are described in terms of the base. Treatment. Oral administration. To avoid nausea and vomiting chloroquine should be administered after meals. If part or all of a dose is vomited, the same amount must immediately be readministered. Adults, including pregnant women, and children Total dose 25 mg/kg.

    Let your healthcare provider know if your symptoms either don't improve or worsen while taking this medicine. Keep all appointments with your doctor and laboratory.

    Chloroquine dose in pediatrics

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  5. Chloroquine is the most commonly used drug, at a dose of 5 mg/kg once a week; however, significant resistance to it is now present. Mefloquine 5 mg/kg once a week is recommended in areas where chloroquine resistance is common.

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    This represents a total dose of 2.5 g chloroquine phosphate or 1.5 g base in three days. The dosage for adults of low body weight and for infants and children should be determined as follows First dose 10 mg base per kg but not exceeding a single dose of 600 mg base. Pediatric Dosing Uncomplicated malaria treatment 16.6 mg/kg PO max 1 g, followed by 8.3 mg/kg PO at 6, 24, and 48 hours after first dose Malaria prophylaxis 8.3 mg/kg PO weekly beginning 1 to 2 weeks prior to travel to malarious area through 4 weeks after departure Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

     
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    Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Chloroquine Aralen - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs Chloroquine phosphate with prime REEF2REEF Saltwater and. Chloroquine phosphate Page 13 REEF2REEF Saltwater and.
     
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