Chloroquine life cycle

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    Chloroquine life cycle


    -Suppressive therapy should continue for 8 weeks after leaving the endemic area. Approved indication: For the suppressive treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally once a week Comments: -For prophylaxis only in areas with chloroquine-sensitive malaria -Prophylaxis should start 1 to 2 weeks before travel to malarious areas; should continue weekly (same day each week) while in malarious areas and for 4 weeks after leaving such areas.

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    Aralen chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. Common side effects are reduced hearing, tinnitus, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety are provided. Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Structure and Life Cycle. In nature, uninucleate sporozoites in the salivary glands of infected mosquitoes are injected into a human host when the mosquito feeds. The sporozoites rapidly invade liver parenchymal cells, where they mature into liver-stage schizonts, which burst to release 2,000 to 40,000 uninucleate merozoites.

    Approved indication: For acute attacks of malaria due to P vivax, P malariae, P ovale, and susceptible strains of P falciparum CDC Recommendations: Chloroquine-sensitive uncomplicated malaria (Plasmodium species or species not identified): 600 mg base (1 g salt) orally at once, followed by 300 mg base (500 mg salt) orally at 6, 24, and 48 hours Total dose: 1.5 g base (2.5 g salt) Comments: -For the treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to chloroquine-sensitive P vivax or P ovale, concomitant treatment with primaquine phosphate is recommended. 60 kg or more: 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) orally as an initial dose, followed by 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally after 6 to 8 hours, then 500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally once a day on the next 2 consecutive days Total dose: 2.5 g chloroquine phosphate (1.5 g base) in 3 days Less than 60 kg: First dose: 16.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (10 mg base/kg) orally Second dose (6 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Third dose (24 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Fourth dose (36 hours after first dose): 8.3 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (5 mg base/kg) orally Total dose: 41.7 mg chloroquine phosphate/kg (25 mg base/kg) in 3 days Comments: -Concomitant therapy with an 8-aminoquinoline compound is necessary for radical cure of malaria due to P vivax and P malariae.

    Chloroquine life cycle

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  3. A complete life cycle for the malaria parasite takes place in two hosts, a mosquito vector and a vertebrate host human. Malaria parasites undergo both asexual and sexual reproduction. Malaria parasites undergo both asexual and sexual reproduction.

    • Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki.
    • Malaria - Medical Microbiology - NCBI Bookshelf.
    • Chloroquine MedlinePlus Drug Information.

    The life cycle of velvet varies according to strain. The trophonts, which feed and do all the damage, can remain on a fish for as little as 12 hours or as long as 4 days. Common sense dictates you are more likely to save a fish with velvet if it’s a “12 hour variant” than one which feeds on the fish for 4 consecutive days, since the. The plasma half-life of chloroquine in healthy individuals is generally reported to be 72-120 hr. In one study, serum concentrations of chloroquine appeared to decline in a biphasic manner and the serum half-life of the terminal phase increased with higher dosage of the drug. Chloroquine is the drug of choice for treating most patients with malaria caused by P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and chloroquine-sensitive strains of P. falciparum. However, due to the development of resistance, chloroquine is ineffective against most strains of P. falciparum in South America, Africa and Asia.

     
  4. justoff New Member

    13 mg/kg (10 mg/kg base), not to exceed 800 mg (620 mg base) followed by 6.5 mg/kg (5 mg/kg base), not to exceed 400 mg (310 mg base), at 6 hours, 24 hours and 48 hours after the initial dose. Anyone Get An Itchy Rash From Plaquenil. Hydroxychloroquine 10% stop from side effects — Donovan Hair. Wrong Hydroxychloroquine Dose Is Common, Putting Eyes at Risk.
     
  5. Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum - microbewiki Chloroquine is used extensively in malaria endemic areas in Africa to treat the uncomplicated form of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. However, the efficiency of chloroquine has been severely impacted by the recent development of chloroquine resistant plasmodium falciparum parasites.

    Reemergence of Chloroquine-Sensitive Plasmodium falciparum.
     
  6. fellint Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine Oral Route Description and Brand Names - Mayo Clinic Description and Brand Names. Drug information provided by IBM Micromedex US Brand Name. Plaquenil; Descriptions. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines eg, chloroquine may not work.

    Eye screening for patients taking hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil®