Chloroquine dose for child

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    Chloroquine dose for child


    -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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    Malaria treatment oral To treat malaria in adults, one dose of oral chloroquine is usually given right away. Then, half the dose is taken six to eight hours later. This is typically followed by half the dose once a day for the next two days. Amebiasis treatment oral To treat amebiasis in adults. Usual Pediatric Dose for Malaria. Infants and children Less than 60 kg First dose 16.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg 10 mg base/kg orally Second dose 6 hours after first dose 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg 5 mg base/kg orally Third dose 24 hours after first dose 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg 5 mg base/kg orally For treatment of malaria Adults—At first, 1000 milligrams mg once a day. Then, 500 mg 6 to 8 hours after the first dose, and 500 mg on the second and third days of treatment. Adults with low body weight and childrenDose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.

    -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 dose for child

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  6. Twelve children with acute falciparum malaria were treated with 25 mg/kg chloroquine orally in three divided doses at 24 h intervals. Concentrations of chloroquine and its metabolite, desethylchloroquine, were measured in plasma from the beginning of treatment for up to 7 days using a high pressure liquid chromatography h.p.l.c. technique.

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    Your doctor will calculate this amount and tell you how much chloroquine phosphate your child should receive. For treatment of amebiasis, one dose is usually taken for 2 days and then half the dose every day for 2 to 3 weeks. It is usually taken in combination with other amebicides. Chloroquine phosphate may cause an upset stomach. The dosage of chloroquine phosphate is often expressed in terms of equivalent chloroquine base. Each 500 mg tablet of ARALEN contains the equivalent of 300 mg chloroquine base. In infants and children the dosage is preferably calculated by body weight. Malaria. Suppression — Adult Dose 500 mg = 300 mg base on exactly the same day of each week. For Child Initially 10 mg/kg max. per dose 620 mg, then 5 mg/kg after 6–8 hours max. per dose 310 mg, then 5 mg/kg daily max. per dose 310 mg for 2 days.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine dosage recommendations often ignored. Mar 08, 2017 Based on the 2011 recommendations from the AAO and ACR, 17% of the patients were receiving an HCQ overdose that was more than 10% above the recommended dosage, and another 13% received a smaller overdose. If the 2016 dosage guidelines were applied, the extent of overdosing might be even greater, Dr. Koppikar said.

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  9. Web25 Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects. Mechanism of Action Chloroquine, a 4-aminoquinoline, is an anti-protozoal agent. The precise mechanism by which Chloroquine exhibits activity is not known. Chloroquine, may exert its effect against Plasmodium species by concentrating in the acid vesicles of the parasite and by inhibiting polymerization of heme. It can also inhibit certain enzymes by its interaction with DNA.

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