Nivaquine Forte Tablet strip of 5 tablets
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Manufactured By Abbott
Composition Chloroquine NA
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Nivaquine Forte Tablet Uses:
Nivaquine Forte Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Chloroquine is used for the prevention and treatment of malaria.
- Take it with food to decrease the risk of stomach upset.
- Tips to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes:
- Wear light-coloured and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset. \n
- Use insect repellent creams or sprays on parts of your body not covered by clothing. \n
- Spray to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening. \n
- It may cause blurring of vision, when you first start taking it. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
- Eye examination prior to and at 3â€“6 monthly intervals during use is required if patients are receiving Chloroquine at continuous high doses for longer duration.
- It may cause low blood sugar level. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly, if you are diabetic.
- When used long term, your doctor may monitor the amounts of the different types of blood cells in your blood regularly. Inform your doctor if you have unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, fever, or general feeling of tiredness.
Nivaquine Forte Tablet Side Effects:
How to use Nivaquine Forte Tablet :
How Nivaquine Forte Tablet works:
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 Chlorolex available over the counter?
Yes,it is available over the counter
Q. Is Chlorolex 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 Chlorolex 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 Chlorolex 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 Chlorolex cause nightmares/insomnia?
Chlorolex 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.
Medicine disease interaction:
Regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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