Adverse effects of chloroquine

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    Adverse effects of chloroquine


    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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    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur Incidence not known. Anxiety attempts at killing oneself back, leg, or stomach pains black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools blurred or decreased vision change in near or distance vision Side Effects Blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, headache, and diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that. Tell your doctor if any of the following side effects become severe or don't go away Loss of appetite. Mild dizziness. Mild diarrhea. Clumsiness. Mild headache. Nausea or stomach cramps.

    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.

    Adverse effects of chloroquine

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    However, despite their varying therapeutic dosage and toxicity, both drugs have similar clinical indications and side effects. One of their most serious side effects is retinal toxicity, referred to as 4AQ retinopathy or chloroquine retinopathy, which must be screened for in all cases of long-term use. Three anti-malarial drugs are prescribed for lupus symptoms. Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil is the most commonly prescribed because it is generally believed to cause fewer side effects; chloroquine Aralen has a reputation for more serious side effects, but it may be prescribed in situations where hydroxychloroquine cannot be used. Along with its needed effects, chloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking chloroquine Incidence not known. Anxiety; attempts at killing oneself

     
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