Chloroquine is used in the treatment or prevention of malaria.
How it Works
Malaria typically enters the body through the bite of a mosquito. Chloroquine works by interfering with the growth of Malaria parasites in the red blood cells of the human body. Chloroquine reaches high concentration within the malarial parasite and causes accumulation of toxic heme pigment, which kills it.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Chloroquine can include the symptoms below; Abdominal pain, Mood changes, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Itching, Hearing disorder, Blurred vision, Visual disturbance, Headache, Bloating, Vomiting, Dizziness, Muscle weakness, Altered heart rate, Photopsia, Eye disorder, Drowsiness, Rash