Chloroquine (Ipca) 250mg Tablet 10'S

Malarial Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Ipca Laboratories Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.8.95

What is CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG?

  • CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG contains Chloroquine which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-malarials
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG is used for?

  • It helps to prevent malaria

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have or ever had epilepsy
  • have or ever had problems with your liver or kidneys
  • have ever been told that you have porphyria (rare disease of the blood pigment)
  • have myasthenia gravis (muscle problem)
  • have a blood problem (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency), low blood glucose levels
  • have heart rhythm disorders, have a history of heart attack (myocardial infarction)
  • have salt imbalance in the blood (low level of potassium or magnesium)
  • It passes into the breast milk, the amount is not enough to protect your baby from malaria. Therefore, your baby will still need to be given anti-malarial medicines
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Do not give this medicine to children under 1 year of age, consult your doctor for advice
  • Your doctor will give the right dose based on the child’s age and body weight
  • Do not drive or operate any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause blurred eyesight

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • amiodarone (used to control the heart rate)
  • neostigmine and pyridostigmine (used to treat myasthenia gravis)
  • praziquantel (used to treat infections of the bowel and bladder)
  • ciclosporin (used by transplant patients but also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis)
  • anti-convulsant medicines (used to prevent fits)
  • medicines used to treat heart problems
  • medicines used for depression (tricyclic antidepressants)
  • medicines used for psychiatric disorders (antipsychotics)
  • halofantrine, mefloquine (used to treat malaria)
  • cimetidine, omeprazole (used to treat stomach problems)
  • levothyroxine (used to treat thyroid problems)
  • kaolin (used for diarrhea)
  • medicines used to treat heartburn or indigestion
  • drugs used to treat infections
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take this medicine after food
  • Swallow the medicine, whole with a drink of water

If you take more CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG

  • If you take more medicine than your prescribed dose, tell your doctor
  • Symptoms of overdose: heart problems leading to uneven heart beats

If you forget to take CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG

  • If you forget to take a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking CHLOROQUINE (IPCA) 250MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare
  • difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, difficulty in swallowing and an itchy rash (like nettle rash or hives)
  • severe rash with blisters or peeling of the skin and possibly blisters in the mouth and nose
  • inflammation of the lungs: diffuse parenchymal lung disease
  • changes to the retina of your eye (retinopathy) or to the cornea, leads to patchy eyesight
  • fever, swelling of the face, tender generalized swollen or enlarged lymph nodes
  • sudden bleeding or feel very tired or breathless
[COMMON]
[UNCOMMON]
  • seeing, feeling or hearing things that are not there (hallucinations)
  • cardiac muscle disease (cardiomyopathy)
  • yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes
[VERYRARE]
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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