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ATC codes: P01BA01
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Chloroquine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (as phosphate or sulfate)
Oral > Solid: 150 mg tablet (as phosphate or sulfate)
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770)
Removed in 2007 (TRS 946)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
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 maintained on the core list for prophylaxis to limit the use of chloroquine to central American regions and for prophylaxis of P. vivax, P. ovale and P. malariae infections.