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Lariago-DS (Chloroquine) - 500mg (100 Tablet)

Lariago-DS (Chloroquine) - 500mg (100 Tablet)

Lariago-DS (Chloroquine) - 500mg (100 Tablet)

Chloroquine (Lariago DS)

What is it?

Most people donít know much about Chloroquine (Lariago DS), unless they have traveled outside of the country. This medication is one often used to treat ailments such as Malaria. There are very complicated health issues out there, and this medicine may be used to try to offset the symptoms of them. It has to be evaluated on a case by case basis by medical professionals. This medication is classified as a zinc ionophore.

What is it used for?

While the treatment of Malaria is the main use for Chloroquine (Lariago DS), there are many other uses for it. This medicine is also given for various intestinal ailments. This includes those that affect the liver. When they liver isnít able to perform like it should, the body is dealing with internal toxics. This can create more health issues that are hard for them to overcome.

Dosing Information

The use of Chloroquine (Lariago DS) typically includes taking it with zinc. It may be just one of several medicines a person is using in order to feel better. Some of them fight the infection while others are there to prevent it from recurring. A person can be vulnerable to a relapse if the right combination of medication isnít given.

The dose will depend on the diagnosis, the overall health of the patient, and the severity of their symptoms. It is given with zinc because an increased amount of zinc is going to help the healthy cells to multiply in less time. Zinc will promote healing and it can give the immune system a significant boost to fight off the virus.

Chloroquine (Lariago DS) is taken orally, one or two times per day. It will depend on the total dose that is given. The length of time it is taken will depend on the needs of the patient. The dose may need to be increased or reduced from what was initially given in order to offer the most benefits. Such changes to the dosage should only be conducted by a medical professional.

To prevent Malaria, it may be taken once a week for a period of 4 weeks before going to a location deemed high risk. Once a patient has Malaria or other ailment, they may need to take Chloroquine (Lariago DS) daily for several weeks. To reduce the risk of nausea, this medication should be taken with food.

Possible Side Effects

While there are possible side effects with the use of Chloroquine (Lariago DS), they tend to be significantly less important than the issue a patient is dealing with. This medication is powerful, so the higher the dose, the more likely such side effects are to occur. They can include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Let your doctor know if you experience any serious side effects. They should be evaluated to see if the medication needs to be changed or the dose reduced. Such serious side effects include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Dark colored urine
  • Jaundice
  • Mood changes
  • Rash
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