The mainstay of treatment for malaria is chloroquine

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    The mainstay of treatment for malaria is chloroquine


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    In addition, any of the regimens listed above for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant malaria may be used for the treatment of P. malariae and P. knowlesi infections. P. vivax and P. ovale For treatment of acute attacks of malaria in adults, one dose is usually taken right away, followed by half the dose 6 to 8 hours later and then half the dose once a day for the next 2 days. For prevention and treatment of malaria in infants and children, the amount of chloroquine phosphate is based on the child's weight. Chloroquine Phosphate. Chloroquine is used to prevent or treat malaria caused by mosquito bites in countries where malaria is common. Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    The mainstay of treatment for malaria is chloroquine

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  5. Chloroquine phosphate. Chloroquine is the preferred treatment for any parasite that is sensitive to the drug. But in many parts of the world, the parasites that cause malaria are resistant to chloroquine, and the drug is no longer an effective treatment. Other common antimalarial drugs include Combination of atovaquone and proguanil Malarone

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    Dec 29, 2019 CURATIVE MANAGEMENT OF MALARIA FEVER. Being the commonest disease condition in our environment many drug companies have research on one form of treatment modalities or the other and have come up with as many antimalarial drugs as possible. But by far the most effective of all remain chloroquine and it has remained the mainstay of treatment. Chloroquine can be prescribed for either prevention or treatment of malaria. This fact sheet provides. information about its use for the prevention of malaria infection associated with travel. Center for Global Health Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria. Who can take chloroquine? Chloroquine can be prescribed to adults and children of all ages. Chloroquine is commonly under-dosed in the treatment of vivax malaria. Increasing the recommended dose to 30 mg/kg in children younger than 5 years could reduce substantially the risk of early recurrence when primaquine is not given.

     
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