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ATC codes: P01BA01
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium ovale ICD11 code: 1F43
INN
Chloroquine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core For use only in central American regions, for use for P.vivax.
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)
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
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Chloroquine was added to the core list of the EMLc for the prophylaxis treatment of malaria due to Plasmodium ovale.