Cloquin 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Cloquin 250mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cloquin Tablet

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Uses of Cloquin Tablet

Cloquin 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Malaria.
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Side effects of Cloquin Tablet

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Abdominal pain, Mood changes, Vomiting, Dizziness, Muscle weakness, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Itching, Hearing disorder, Blurred vision, Visual disturbance, Headache, Bloating, Altered heart rate, Photopsia (presence of perceived flashes of light), Eye disorder, Drowsiness, Ringing in ear, Rash.

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How to use Cloquin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Cloquin 250mg Tablet with food.

How Cloquin Tablet works

Cloquin 250mg tablet is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

In Depth Information on Cloquin Tablet

Expert advice for Cloquin Tablet

  • Take this medication with meals or milk to decrease the risk of stomach upset.
  • This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful while  driving doing  anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
  • Do not start or continue the chloroquine tablets, If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chloroquine or any of the other ingredients of chloroquine tablet.
  • Do not start or continue the chloroquine tablets, if  you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
  • Check the blood glucose levels during the treatment with chloroquine.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome after taking chloroquine.
  • Do not use long-term high dosage therapy unless no other drug is available. 
  • Eye examination prior to and at 3–6 monthly intervals during use is required if patients are receiving chloroquine at continuous high doses for longer duration.
  • Full blood counts should be carried out regularly. Caution is required if drugs which induce blood disorders are used concurrently.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cloquin 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cloquin 250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cloquin 250mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Cloquin 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cloquin 250mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lefrhum 20mg Tablet, Lefron 20mg Tablet, Dixin 3mg/5ml Syrup, Rantac 50mg/2ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cloquin 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Chloroquine

Q. Is chloroquine a quinine/antibiotic/ contain sulpha/ is still used?
No, it is 4-aminoquinoline and not a quinine/antibiotic. It does not contain sulfa. It is used for the treatment of malaria (due to P. vivax, P.malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum), prevention and suppression of malaria, amoebic hepatitis and abscess, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis
Yes,it is available over the counter
No, as there may be a risk of hemolysis in patients with G6PD deficiency. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Yes, it is banned in Nigeria
Q. What is Lariago tablet/Lariago syrup/Lariago-DS/ Resochin used for?
These are the trade names of products containing the drug chloroquine and are used in the treatment of malaria
No, it does not affect birth control/ affect birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Cloquin causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
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