Chloroquine phosphate child's dosage malaria prophylaxis

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    Chloroquine phosphate child's dosage malaria prophylaxis


    Each year up to 30 000 travelers are estimated to contract malaria and late or wrong malaria diagnosis in their home country may make things worse for them. Fever occurring in a traveler within three months of leaving a malaria-endemic area is considered a medical emergency and should be investigated urgently.

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    Where facilities for intravenous infusion are not available chloroquine can be administered by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 2.5 mg/kg every 4 hours or 3.5 mg/kg every 6 hours until a total of 25 mg/kg has been given. Prophylaxis. Adults including pregnant women 300 mg weekly. Children 5 mg/kg weekly. Common dosage for children with Malaria Prophylaxis; Infants and children use 8.3 mg of chloroquine phosphate 300 mg base taken 1 time / week on the same day each week. Common dosage for children with malaria ; Infants and children weighing less than 60 kg, use oral medications Initial dose 16.7 mg Chloroquine phosphate / kg 10 mg base. Usual Adult Dose for Malaria Prophylaxis. Manufacturer Recommendations 15 mg base 26.3 mg salt orally once a day for 14 days Comments Recommended only for the radical cure of vivax malaria, the prevention of relapse in vivax malaria, or after the end of chloroquine phosphate suppressive therapy in vivax malaria-endemic area

    And as malaria can be severe in the non-immune, all visitors from non-malarious area to a malarious area should be protected. As there is no vaccine available for protection against malaria despite decades of research, there is a need for an alternative method that offers a fairly reliable protection against malaria.

    Chloroquine phosphate child's dosage malaria prophylaxis

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  4. The dosage in children is also based on weight. To prevent malaria, take chloroquine once weekly on the same day each week, or as directed by your doctor. Start this medication usually 1 to 2.

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    Use of anti-malarial drugs to prevent the development of malaria is known as chemoprophylaxis. The choice of chemoprophylaxis varies depending on the species and drug resistance prevalent in a country. It must be remembered that no chemoprophylaxis regime provides 100% protection. Treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to susceptible strains of P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. Prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas without resistance to chloroquine. PROPHYLAXIS. Prophylaxis against malaria is recommended for all travelers to malaria-endemic areas. Specific recommendations are updated every 2 years and can be found in the CDC Yellow Book see link in Box 3. The 5 drugs currently available in the United States for malaria prophylaxis are listed in Table 2. Choice of drug is determined.

     
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