How does chloroquine work on malaria

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  1. Cherchell Well-Known Member

    How does chloroquine work on malaria


    Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver. This medication is used to kill the malaria parasites living inside red blood cells.

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    No health authorities have certified Chloroquine as a cure for coronavirus. WHO, the foremost authority on the subject, according to the Director-General of the body, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says while the organisation is currently conducting a number of drug trials, it does not expect a result before three weeks. Do not begin, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines with out your physician’s approval. Chloroquine phosphate is in a category of medication known as antimalarials and amebicides. There are approximately 300 instances of extreme malaria within the United States each year, most of them acquired from travel to malaria-endemic countries. Chloroquine phosphate comes as a tablet to take by mouth. For prevention of malaria in adults, one dose is usually taken once a week on exactly the same day of the week. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take for each dose. One dose is taken beginning 2 weeks before traveling to an area.

    Both drugs may be needed for a complete cure and to prevent the return of infection (relapse). In some cases, you may need to take a different medication (such as primaquine) to kill the malaria parasites living in other body tissues.

    How does chloroquine work on malaria

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  6. The tree bark was used in Peru to control malaria and was introduced into Europe by the Jesuits in the 1600s. French chemists extracted the active ingredient, quinine, from the bark in 1820, and the drug was a common treatment for malaria until replaced by chloroquine.

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    The clinical usefulness of chloroquine, and in some recent cases of quinine as well, has been much reduced by the evolution and spread of chloroquine resistant malaria parasites. The mechanism of resistance involves a reduced accumulation of the drug, although again the mechanism involved is controversial. 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. A third drug, known as chloroquine, used to treat malaria, is being tested against coronavirus in China, the Times reported. The widely used drug is under trial to see if it can prevent the.

     
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