Generic Name : Bulaquine Pronunciation : bul-uh-kwin Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Malarials ICD Code : Y41.2
International- Aablaquin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malarial fever with chloroquine. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and co-administration of drugs known to cause haemolysis.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
PO- The recommended dose is 25mg once daily for 5 days. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of G6PDH deficiency, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
No significant side effects. The drug has a good safety profile.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store in an airtight container, and in a cool place.
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