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ATC codes: P01BA01
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium vivax ICD11 code: 1F81
INN
Chloroquine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core For use only for the treatment of P. vivax infection
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate) ; 100 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1982 (TRS 685)
Changed in 1995 (TRS 867)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 946)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Chloroquine was added to the core list of the EMLc for the treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax.