Chloroquine toxicity symptoms

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    Chloroquine toxicity symptoms


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking chloroquine Symptoms of overdose. Cold, clammy skin; decreased urine; drowsiness; dry mouth; fast, weak pulse; increased thirst; lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting; loss of appetite; muscle pain or cramps; numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. List of causes of Chloroquine toxicity and Nerve symptoms, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

    Chloroquine toxicity symptoms

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  3. Symptoms and Signs. Symptoms. Patients in earlier stages of hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity usually do not experience symptoms, though the rare patient may note a paracentral scotoma that causes trouble with reading as well as diminished color vision. However, most patients usually notice symptoms only after scotomas have become severe.

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    When allowed to advance, hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity leads to loss of up to three visual functions acuity, peripheral vision and night vision. Signs. On examination, a telltale sign of hydroxychloroquine toxicity is a bilateral change in the retinal pigment epithelium of the macula that gives the commonly described appearance of a bull’s-eye. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent is available below. Symptoms of Chloroquine -- Teratogenic Agent Chloroquine side effects Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat or a severe skin reaction fever, sore throat, burning in your eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling.

     
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    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal Toxicity - American. Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses Plaquenil Indications, Side Effects, Warnings -
     
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    Chloroquine and/or Proguanil - Fit for Travel Chloroquine and/or Proguanil. A - Be Aware When There is a Risk However Small. Find out if there is a malaria risk in the area you are visiting. Aspects of travel may increase the risk e.g. rural travel, rainy season or unscreened accommodation.

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