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an antimalarial drug used to treat malaria and amebic dysentery and systemic lupus erythematosus

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90] of 16 and 25 pmol/L for chloroquine against Ebola virus (EBOV), respectively (8).
The actual pathophysiology of chloroquine retinopathy is still not well understood and while the stages of retinopathy development have been categorised and are well-documented, the actual mechanisms behind them remains a mystery.
The parasite that causes malaria has developed resistance to chloroquine, but research carried out at the Australian National University (ANU) and Germany's University of Heidelberg has shown that the parasite protein that causes resistance has an Achilles' heel.
This resensitizes the parasites to chloroquine and appears to block the normal function of the resistance protein, killing the parasite.
The therapeutic efficacy and complex molecular structure of quinine lead to the development of purely synthetic analogs chloroquine, primaquine, mefloquine, among others in the last century.
It shows that 70 per cent of the malarial parasites found in Senegal were found to be reacting once again to chloroquine.
Chloroquine (Emzor) was purchased from a standard pharmacy shop in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
7] pRBC and then treated with chloroquine (20 mg/kg) showed a marked effect with the mean survival more than 28 days (16).
The National Programme to control malaria has recently revised its strategies owing to the widespread problem of drug resistance especially to chloroquine which was the mainstay of the control programme.
July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study published recently in the journal Science Signaling Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists demonstrate on the molecular level how the anti-malaria drug chloroquine represses inflammation, which may provide a blueprint for new strategies for treating inflammation and a multitude of autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and certain cancers.
The pain work led to an interest in itch, and Bautista has accumulated a variety of agents that stimulate the itch reflex, including the plant called cowhage (Mucuna pruriens) and the drug chloroquine, an antimalarial that often causes a hellish, all-over itch.
If they're going to Central America, the Caribbean, or the mid-East, they get chloroquine.
Chloroquine is a synthetic aminoquinoline and is widely used in the treatment of malaria [1] and also as a prophylactic drug in the prevention of malaria [2].