Leoquin EC

Leo Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Leoquin EC Products

Leoquin EC Products are primarily used for

About Leoquin EC Products

Uses of Leoquin EC Products

Chloroquine is used in the treatment of malaria.

Leoquin EC Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Leoquin EC are Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Stomach pain, Itching.

How Leoquin EC Products work

Chloroquine is a an antiparasitic medication which treats malaria. It works by increasing the levels of haeme in the blood, a substance toxic to the malarial parasite. This kills the parasite and stops the infection from spreading.

Patient Concerns about Leoquin EC Products

Frequently asked questions about Leoquin EC Products

Frequently asked questions about 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 Leoquin EC available over the counter?
Yes,it is available over the counter
Q. Is Leoquin EC 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
Q. Is Leoquin EC 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 Leoquin EC 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 Leoquin EC cause nightmares/insomnia?
Leoquin EC 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.

Products for Leoquin EC

Leoquin EC 250mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Leo Pharmaceuticals
MRP
8.2
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Leoquin EC 500mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Leo Pharmaceuticals
MRP
16.08
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