Treatment to Malarial infections
- Destroys the tissue forms and can be used as a prophylactic drug
- Prophylactic dosage – 300 mgs once a week
- For treatment – 300 mgs daily for 5 to 10 days
- Side effects of nausea and vomiting may occur
4-Aminoquinolines / Avloclor, Chloroquine, Resochin, Nivaquin, Arolon and Camaquin
- Powerful schizonticidal drug acts on the asexual forms of plasmodium
- Side effects of dizziness and sleeplessness occurs on excessive dosage
- Powerful gametocidal drug kills the the gametocytes
- Toxic side effects of Cyanosis and black urine can occur and treatment as to be stopped immediately
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