Chloroquine 250 mg

Lariago Tablet 10'S
Malarial Rx required
MRP ₹ 12.18
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Uses of Chloroquine

Chloroquine is treats malaria, amebiasis and other conditions which act by preventing the growth of parasites in the red blood cells.

Therapeutic Category

Chloroquine: Antimalarials and amebicides

How Chloroquine works

Chloroquine acts by killing the organisms which causes malaria and amebiasis. It works by preventing the growth of parasites in the red blood cells.

Common side effects of Chloroquine

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Hair loss
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

When to consult your doctor

  • If you experience red and lumpy skin rash
  • If you experience swollen eyelids, face, lips, mouth and tongue
  • If you experience breathing difficulty or swallowing
  • If you experience fits (convulsions)
  • If you experience changes in vision
  • If you experience hallucinations
  • If you experience fever
  • If you experience muscle weakness
  • If you experience seizures
  • If you experience feeling faint

Health Tips for Chloroquine

  • Follow your healthcare provider's instructions for taking chloroquine. It is typically taken with food or milk to minimize stomach upset
  • Follow a balanced and nutritious diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats
  • Avoid excessive alcohol consumption while taking chloroquine, as it may increase the risk of certain side effects
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and relieve these symptoms
  • Chloroquine should be used with caution in pregnant or breastfeeding women