Chloroquine

Category: Malaria



Chloroquine Overview

Chloroquine is a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria in areas where malaria is known to be sensitive to its effects.[1] Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication.[1] It is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effec...

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Pill identity of RF 21

I found some other pills in my husband's pocket when he came back from overseas, so I am curious as to what this pill is, marked with 'RF 21'? ## I found a white tablet in my husband's pockets and it's written RF 21. What is the use of that pill? ## Hello Manana, I was unable able to find a pill that exactly fits your description, but I was able to find a pill with the imprint RF 27 which looks like it could easily be mistaken for a RF 21. The pill I found was a Chloroquine 250 MG tablet. This medication is used to prevent and treat malaria. Here is some additional information I found on this medication. (NDC 63304-460) Active Ingredients: - Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Inactive Ingredients: - Colloidal Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stear...

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Malaria treatment after exposure from 21 years ago?

Hello, I served in the British army from 1988 - 1996, during this time I toured Belize and Kenya. Specifically whilst in Kenya I had a episode where I suffered 2 days + of hot/cold chills, fatigue, vomiting, high temp and skin color of deep yellow. My Staff Sergeant kept me in bed and that was it. Since then, I have had episodes of hot and cold sweats with headaches usually 5-6 months apart and on occasion my skin has again turned yellow over the last 5-6 years possibly more. Last month I donated blood and they have informed me that I have malarial antibodies and cannot donate any more. So, from that limited information that I have, I received the donor letter Thursday. Do I have recurring malaria and if so is there a treatment that you know of in the UK as my doctor says not to worry, ...

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chloroquine phosphate

Arthritis ## Chloroquine phosphate has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria. As it mildly suppresses the immune system, it is also used in some autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.

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westward 195

round white west-ward 195 pill ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Chloroquine phosphate (250 mg). You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chloroquine
  • Injection: 40mg/ml, 50mg/ml
  • Tablet: 250mg, 300mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Chloroquine: (14 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0115-2790 Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (Chloroquine 150 mg) Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0115-7010 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0143-1195 Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (Chloroquine 150 mg) Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-2125 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 43063-454 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 55289-856 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 60429-076 Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (Chloroquine 150 mg) Oral Tablet by Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
  • 60429-077 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
  • 63304-460 Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (Chloroquine 150 mg) Oral Tablet by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 63304-461 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 63629-4862 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • 64980-177 Chloroquine Phosphate 250 mg (Chloroquine 150 mg) Oral Tablet by Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 64980-178 Chloroquine Phosphate 500 mg (Chloroquine 300 mg) Oral Tablet by Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 68151-0487 Chloroquine 500 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Carilion Materials Management

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