EMQUIN 64.5MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR EMQUIN 64.5mg injection

Chloroquine(64.5mg)

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It is better to take Emquin 64.5mg injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Emquin 64.5mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR EMQUIN 64.5mg injection

    Chloroquine(64.5mg)

    Emquin injection uses

    Emquin 64.5mg injection is used in the treatment of malaria.

    How emquin injection works

    Emquin 64.5mg injection is a weak base that reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.

    Common side effects of emquin injection

    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.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR EMQUIN injection

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    • RESOCHIN 64.5MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 1.06/ML of injection
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      Rs. 5.28
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    • LARIAGO 64.5MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 1.44/ML of injection
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      Rs. 7.18
      pay 35% more per ML of injection
    • LARIQUIN 64.5MG INJECTION
      (30 ML injection in vial)
      Themis Medicare Ltd
      Rs. 0.60/ML of injection
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      Rs. 17.85
      save 44% more per ML of injection
    • JAGQUIN 64.5MG INJECTION
      (30 ML injection in vial)
      Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 0.44/ML of injection
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      Rs. 13.16
      save 59% more per ML of injection
    • ROS Q 64.5MG INJECTION
      (30 ML injection in vial)
      Vanguard Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 0.48/ML of injection
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      Rs. 14.45
      save 55% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR EMQUIN injection

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR EMQUIN 64.5mg injection

    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
    Q. Is chloroquine available over the counter?
    Yes,it is available over the counter
    Q. Is chloroquine safe in G6PD deficiency?
    No, as there may be a risk of hemolysis in patients with G6PD deficiency. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
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    Q. Is chloroquine banned in Nigeria?
    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
    Q. Does chloroquine affect birth control/ affect the birth control pill/contraceptive pill/ menstrual cycle?
    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
    Q. Does chloroquine cause nightmares/insomnia?
    Chloroquine 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)