Chloroquine retinopathy ppt

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    Chloroquine retinopathy ppt

    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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    CHLOROQUINE RETINOPATHY Chloroquine retinopathy can be divided into the following stages 1. Premaculopathy – normal visual acuity and a scotoma to a red target located between 4° and 9° from fixation. – Amsler grid testing may also show a defect. – colour vision assessed- mild blue-yellow and protan red-green defects. Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine belong to the quinolone family. They are related drugs with similar clinical indications for use and similar manifestations of retinal toxicity, although their therapeutic and toxic doses differ. Electroretinogram erg 2. ERG • ERG is the corneal measure of an action potential produced by the retina when it is stimulated by light of adequate intensity. • It is the composite of electrical activity from the photoreceptors, Muller cells & RPE.

    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.

    Chloroquine retinopathy ppt

    New insights into the antiviral effects of chloroquine - The., Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Clinical Presentation.

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  4. Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects. Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication. Occasionally it is used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus.

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    The PowerPoint PPT presentation "DIABETIC RETINOPATHY" is the property of its rightful owner. Do you have PowerPoint slides to share? If so, share your PPT presentation slides online with It's FREE! G chloroquine phosphate 600 mg base orally once a day for 2 days, followed by 500 mg chloroquine phosphate 300 mg base orally once a day for at least 2 to 3 weeks Comments -Treatment is usually combined with an effective intestinal amebicide. Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite.

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