Chloroquine dose per kg

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  1. rai-com-ua Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine dose per kg


    Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done. Contact the applicable plan provider for the most current information. D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available.

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    Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The dose is usually 5 milligram mg per kilogram kg of body weight once per week on the same day each week starting 2 weeks before traveling to an area where malaria occurs, and continued for 8 weeks after leaving the area. For treatment of malaria Ocular toxicity is unlikely if the dose of chloroquine phosphate does not exceed 4 mg/kg daily equivalent to chloroquine base approx. 2.5 mg/kg daily. Quinine sulfate, quinine hydrochloride, and quinine dihydrochloride come in tablets of 300 mg and their dose is the same. By body weight, the dose is 10 mg of quinine sulfate per kg taken 3 times a day. Quinine bisulfate tablets, however, have a different dose 14 mg per kg taken 3 times a day.

    Active against erythrocytic forms of Plasmodium vivax & P. malariae and most strains of Plasmodium falciparum Precise mechanism not known Bioavailability: ~89% Peak plasma time: 1-2 hr Distributed widely in body tissues (eg, eyes, heart, kidneys, liver, lungs) where retention prolonged; crosses placenta; enters breast milk Partially in liver Half-life: 3-5 days Excretion: urine (~70% as unchanged drug); acidification of urine increases elimination Small amounts may be present in urine months following discontinuation of therapy The above information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only.

    Chloroquine dose per kg

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  5. Feb 17, 2015 In most cases, 250 mg tablets have an equivalence of 150 mg chloroquine base, and 500 mg tablets have an equivalence of 300 mg chloroquine base. Although the purity mentioned above is generally accurate, it would be best to verify the chloroquine base contained in the tablets of your choice in order to be able to properly calculate the exact dosage.

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    Consecutive days. 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. The key with this kind of treatment is to try and prevent cells being infected in the first place so that only mild disease occurs, preventing hospitalisation. Because Chloroquine is cheap, abundant and low risk for short term dosage, it would be ideal as a single pill/weekly dose application to all contacts or people with cold like symptoms. The study is a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial that will be conducted in health care settings. After obtaining fully informed consent, the investigator will recruit healthcare workers, or other individuals at significant risk who can be followed reliably for 5 months. 10,000.

     
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