chloroquine : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Some got only chloroquine, and nearly one-third soon had a second relapse.
  • With resistance to once effective antimalarials like chloroquine now widespread in Asia, Africa and South America, the prognosis could not seem .
  • If massive doses of chloroquine fail to bring the fever down within a few hours, the medics may switch to pyrimethamine (Daraprim), which is effective in some of the less severe .
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  • Malaria fight sees decade of progress, with pitfalls ahead
    A lot can change in a decade. Back in 2003, many countries still relied on the increasingly ineffective chloroquine to treat malaria. Malaria testing was a job for lab technicians with microscopes, and treatment was left to professionals. And public health officials were smarting from their failure to eradicate the disease in the 1950s and 60s.
    March 3, 2014 - IRIN

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