How it should be taken
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Adult: IV/IM Initial: 2.4 mg/kg. Repeat 12 hr and 24 hr later, then once daily thereafter.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Store in a cool, dry and dark place.