This medication is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malarial fever with chloroquine.
Contraindicated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and co-administration of drugs known to cause haemolysis.
PO- The recommended dose is 25mg once daily for 5 days.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of G6PDH deficiency, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
No significant side effects. The drug has a good safety profile.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store in an airtight container, and in a cool place.
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