Chloroquine

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Scientific Name: Chloroquine
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Sanofi aventis us llc, Impax laboratories inc, Ipca laboratories ltd, Md pharmaceutical inc, Purepac pharmaceutical co, Teva pharmaceuticals usa inc, Watson laboratories inc, West ward pharmaceutical corp
Mechanism Of Action Chloroquine inhibits the action of heme polymerase in malarial trophozoites, preventing the conversion of heme to hemazoin.
Description of the Drug: Chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used to treat susceptible infections with P. vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. falciparum. It is also used for second line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00608