Malaria prophylaxis chloroquine resistant areas

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    Malaria prophylaxis chloroquine resistant areas


    Each year up to 30 000 travelers are estimated to contract malaria and late or wrong malaria diagnosis in their home country may make things worse for them. Fever occurring in a traveler within three months of leaving a malaria-endemic area is considered a medical emergency and should be investigated urgently.

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    Malaria Information and Prophylaxis by Country; Country Areas with Malaria Drug Resistance 2 Malaria Species 3 Recommended Chemoprophylaxis 4 Key Information Needed and Helpful Links to Assess Need for Prophylaxis for Select Countries; Gabon All Chloroquine P. falciparum 90%, P. malariae, P. ovale, P. vivax 10% combined Chloroquine shouldn’t be used for treatment of P. falciparum infections from areas of chloroquine resistance or malaria occurring in patients where chloroquine prophylaxis has failed. Despite the growing stories due to resistance of parasite to chloroquine in some parts of the world. this drug remains one of the most widespread to malaria. Use of anti-malarial drugs to prevent the development of malaria is known as chemoprophylaxis. The choice of chemoprophylaxis varies depending on the species and drug resistance prevalent in a country. It must be remembered that no chemoprophylaxis regime provides 100% protection.

    And as malaria can be severe in the non-immune, all visitors from non-malarious area to a malarious area should be protected. As there is no vaccine available for protection against malaria despite decades of research, there is a need for an alternative method that offers a fairly reliable protection against malaria.

    Malaria prophylaxis chloroquine resistant areas

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  3. Chloroquine is used for the prophylaxis of malaria in areas of the world where the risk of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria is still low. It is also used with proguanil when chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria is present.

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    Mefloquine may be appropriate for long-term prophylaxis in chloroquine-resistant areas because of its convenient weekly dosing, but concern has increased regarding its neuropsychiatric side-effect profile, especially with the Food and Drug Administration label indicating that neurologic side effects may persist. TRAVEL TO AREAS WITH CHLOROQUINE-SENSITIVE MALARIA. Areas with chloroquine-sensitive malaria include many Latin American countries where there is predominantly P. vivax malaria. Chloroquine-sensitive P. falciparum is present in the Caribbean and Central American countries west of the Panama Canal. For destinations where chloroquine-sensitive malaria is present, in addition to mosquito avoidance measures, the many effective prophylaxis options include chloroquine, atovaquone-proguanil. Searches for new drugs against chloroquine-resistant malaria, especially as they relate to analogues of chloroquine and chemosensitizing agents against the different forms of P. falciparum and P. vivax, should benefit greatly from research work in this area

     
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    Coronavirus disease 2019 - Wikipedia Preliminary results from a multicentric trial, announced in a press conference and described by Gao, Tian and Yang, suggested that chloroquine is effective and safe in treating COVID-19 associated pneumonia, "improving lung imaging findings, promoting a virus-negative conversion, and shortening the disease course".

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