Chloroquine and adverse drug events

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    Chloroquine and adverse drug events


    ADEs can happen anywhere: in hospitals, long-term care settings, and outpatient settings. In inpatient settings, ADEs: The good news is that most ADEs are preventable.

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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. Chloroquine learn about side effects, dosage. a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's FDA MedWatch Adverse Event. Your doctor will also test your reflexes to see if you have muscle weakness that may be caused by the drug. If you are taking chloroquine phosphate for a long period. Common side effects include muscle problems, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and skin rash. Serious side effects include problems with vision, muscle damage, seizures, and low blood cell levels. It appears to be safe for use during pregnancy. Chloroquine is a member of the drug class 4-aminoquinoline.

    ODPHP is committed to reducing ADEs through the National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention (ADE Action Plan). Reducing ADEs is expected to result in safer and higher quality health care services, reduced health care costs, more informed and engaged consumers, and improved health outcomes.

    Chloroquine and adverse drug events

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  4. Drawing from Nebeker, Barach, & Samore 2004 “Adverse drug events refer to harm caused by appropriate or inappropriate use of a drug whereas adverse drug reactions are a subset of these events, where harm is directly caused by a drug under appropriate use i.e. at normal doses. Adverse drug events may include

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    Nursing Mothers Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from chloroquine, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the potential clinical benefit of the drug to the mother. Adverse drug events cause approximately 1.3 million emergency department visits each year. About 350,000 patients each year need to be hospitalized for further treatment after emergency visits for adverse drug events. People typically take more medicines as they age, and the risk of adverse events may increase as more people take more medicines. Although chloroquine has relatively few side effects when taken as prescribed, higher doses of chloroquine have been shown to have severe adverse effects. The most severe adverse effects associated with high doses of chloroquine include retinal toxicity, long and subtle symptoms of reduced visual acuity, diplopia, and bilateral loss of vision.

     
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  7. KaBiR Moderator

    Plaquenil substitute - Things You Didn’t Know Nothing safer 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. Also, Plaquenil appears to effectively reduce flares in patients with lupus not necessarily by suppressing immunity.

    Is there a drug that I can take to replace plaquenil?