Chloroquine Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Chloroquine: Oral tablet (250mg)

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Chloroquine 250mg Tab
Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: CN 250 
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Chloroquine 250mg Tab
Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: CN 250 

What is this Medicine?

CHLOROQUINE (KLOR oh kwin) is used to treat or prevent malaria infections. It is also used to treat amebiasis.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Aralen: Oral tablet (500mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Chloroquine: Oral tablet(250mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Tablet

NDC: 649800177
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malaria Prophylaxis, Malaria, Amebiasis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Polymorphous Light Eruption

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_20500.JPG
Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: CN 250 
Shape: round
Color: white
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Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: CN 250 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Chloroquine Phosphate 250mg Tablet

Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Muscle Disease Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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