The synthetic drug chloroquine is used to treat malaria. This antimalarial drug was discovered in 1934 and introduced to medicine in the 1940s; it is a member of a series of chemically related agents called quinoline derivatives. The chloroquine phosphate solution is administered orally.
How does it work:
The use of chloroquine phosphate for prevention and treatment of malaria. It is also used in the treatment of amebiasis. Chloroquine phosphate belongs to a class of medicines known as antimalarials and amebicides. This medicine kills the organisms that cause malaria and amebiasis
Applications Or where it is used:
Chloroquine is used as a medicine to treat or prevent malaria, which is caused by parasites that are transmitted through the bite of a mosquito. In addition to not being effective against all strains of malaria, chloroquine is ineffective wherever an infection has been resistant to a medication called hydroxychloroquine.
Dosage of usage:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
NOTE: 16mg of chloroquine phosphate is the same as 10mg of chloroquine base
Please tell your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects, such as: