Chloroquine invented

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    Chloroquine invented


    It may have both an anti-spirochaete activity and an anti-inflammatory activity, similar to the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. And caution is required if patients have certain heart conditions, diabetes, psoriasis etc.

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    Quinine remained the mainstay of malaria treatment until the second half of the 20th century when the synthetic product chloroquine was invented. However, chloroquine soon started showing resistance to malaria. This has been the case with most other synthetically produced products which followed the introduction of chloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used for the prevention and treatment of certain types of malaria. Specifically it is used for chloroquine -sensitive malaria. Other uses include treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. Chloroquine might be getting new life as an antiviral treatment for the novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and has infected some 25,000 people in more than 25 countries. For decades, the drug was a front-line treatment and prophylactic for malaria.

    For prolonged treatment of lupus or arthritis, adverse effects include the acute symptoms, plus altered eye pigmentation, acne, anaemia, bleaching of hair, blisters in mouth and eyes, blood disorders, convulsions, vision difficulties, diminished reflexes, emotional changes, excessive coloring of the skin, hearing loss, hives, itching, liver problems or liver failure, loss of hair, muscle paralysis, weakness or atrophy, nightmares, psoriasis, reading difficulties, tinnitus, skin inflammation and scaling, skin rash, vertigo, weight loss, and occasionally urinary incontinence. The most common adverse effects are a mild nausea and occasional stomach cramps with mild diarrhea. For short-term treatment of acute malaria, adverse effects can include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, heart problems, reduced appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting.

    Chloroquine invented

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  5. 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.

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    Mar 19, 2020 The agency is considering an expanded trial to see whether chloroquine, a cheap, decades-old treatment for mosquito-borne disease, is effective for treating covid-19. which was invented by. May 24, 2011 Quinine remained the mainstay of malaria treatment until the 1920s, when more effective synthetic anti-malarials became available. The most important of these drugs was chloroquine, which was extensively used, especially beginning in the 1940s. With heavy use, chloroquine resistance developed slowly. Chloroquine overdose is a life-threatening emergency and should be managed with cardio-respiratory and hemodynamic support, monitoring of potassium along with management of arrhythmias and convulsions, as necessary. A patient who survives the acute phase and is asymptomatic should be closely observed until all clinical features of toxicity resolve.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is considered a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD). Hydroxychloroquine - Wikipedia Hydroxychloroquine Blood Levels in SLE Clarifying dosing. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfate dosing, indications.
     
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    The standard method of diagnosis is by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (r RT-PCR) from a nasopharyngeal swab. Chloroquine - an overview ScienceDirect Topics Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Chloroquine
     
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    Plaquenil substitute - Things You Didn’t Know Doctors give trusted answers on uses, effects, side-effects, and cautions Dr. Namey on plaquenil substitute Plaquenil is also known as hydroxychloroquine, so the parent drug Chloroquine can be substituted. But Chloroquine has significantly higher rate of retinal toxicity, so it isn't used much anymore.

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    Chloroquine Phosphate chloroquine phosphate dose. PDR Drug Summaries are concise point-of-care prescribing, dosing and administering information to help phsyicans more efficiently and accurately prescribe in their practice PDR's drug summaries are available free of charge and serve as a great resource for US based MDs, DOs, NPs and PAs in patient practice

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