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||BRAND NAME : Aralen, Diroquine
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Choloroquine Phosphate
Aralen, Diroquine Uses:
This medication is used to treat and prevent attacks of malaria. It works by killing malaria parasites, most likely by damaging their DNA (genetic material). This medication is also used to treat another condition caused by parasites known as extraintestinal amebiasis.
Aralen, Diroquine Contraindications :
Chloroquine should not be used by anyone who:
has visual problems due to chloroquine or similar medications (unless in the treatment of malaria it is decided that the benefits outweigh the risks)
is allergic to any of the ingredients of the medication
Aralen, Diroquine Side Effects:
The side effects of Aralen, Diroquine listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes this medication. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor. Your health professional may be able to help you deal with some of the effects.
The following side of Aralen, Diroquine effects may go away as your body becomes used to the medicine; check with your doctor if they continue or become bothersome.
More common: diarrhea; difficulty in seeing to read; headache; itching; loss of appetite; nausea or vomiting; stomach cramps or pain
Aralen, Diroquine Overdose:
Symptoms of overdose Aralen, Diroquine: drowsiness; headache; increased excitability
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