Chloroquine Phosphate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Chloroquine Phosphate?

(KLOR oh kwin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat malaria.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have eye problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have porphyria, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have psoriasis, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures, talk with healthcare provider.

• Be careful if you have G6PD deficiency. Anemia may occur.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Other protective measures are needed along with this medicine including using screens, bednetting, insect repellent (10% to 35% DEET), and permethrin spray on clothing and nets. Avoid spraying most insect repellents on children. Decrease evening and night-time outdoor activity.

• Pregnant females...

 
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