Chloroquine overdose amount

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    Chloroquine overdose amount


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

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    How to use Chloroquine Phosphate. Take this medication by mouth, usually with food to prevent stomach upset, exactly as directed by your doctor. Daily or weekly dosing, dosage amount, and length. To prevent malaria, chloroquine tablets must be taken before, during, and after travel to a malaria zone. When treating the condition in adults, chloroquine is usually taken twice a day for one day and then once a day for two more days. A child's chloroquine dosage will be determined by his or her weight. An overdose of chloroquine can be fatal, especially in children. Chloroquine overdose must be treated quickly. You may be told to induce vomiting right away at home, before transport to an emergency room. Ask the poison control center how to induce vomiting in the case of an overdose.

    -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline drug is necessary for the radical cure of vivax and malariae malaria. Use: Malaria prophylaxis Acute attack: 800 mg (620 mg base) orally followed in 6 to 8 hours by 400 mg (310 mg base), then 400 mg (310 mg base) once a day for 2 consecutive days; alternatively, a single dose of 800 mg (620 mg base) has also been effective Alternate dosing based on body weight: A total dose representing 25 mg/kg is administered in 3 days, as follows: First dose: 10 mg base/kg (not to exceed 620 mg base) orally Second dose: 5 mg base/kg (not to exceed 310 mg base) orally 6 hours after first dose Third dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 18 hours after second dose Fourth dose: 5 mg base/kg orally 24 hours after third dose Comments: -Each dose should be taken with a meal or a glass of milk.

    Chloroquine overdose amount

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  5. Feb 20, 2013 This can create problems when weighing out small amounts of the drug, as it tends to stick to the storage container, the weighing pan as well as nearby objects. Always dissolve the prescribed amount of chloroquine in distilled water before adding it to an aquarium.

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    The only study in humans looking at severe chloroquine overdoses was done by Riou et al in 1988. 12 The criteria for severe chloroquine poisoning was an ingestion of 5 grams, which a retrospective study had determined to be an accurate predictor of a fatal outcome. They treated 11 prospective chloroquine overdose patients with immediate. Symptoms of a chloroquine overdose may include Drowsiness. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Fainting. Headache. Excessive excitability. Mood changes. Seizures. Irregular heartbeat. Slow, shallow breathing. Loss of consciousness. Oct 01, 2018 Each tablet contains 500 mg of Chloroquine phosphate USP, equivalent to 300 mg Chloroquine base.

     
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