Drug ID: 1d00000093
Drug Name: Amodiaquine
Generic Names: Amodiaquine (200 mg) | Basoquin | Eriquin (200 mg) | Telar AM (5+40) | Comaprima | Camoquin | Camoquin | Flavoquine
Category: Anti- Malarials
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: No information available yet.
Recommended Dose: The recommended dose is 25 – 35mg/kg over 3 days.
Recommended In: This medication is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria either alone or with other medications. Amodiaquine is a histamine N-methyltransferase inhibitor.
Directions For Use: It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25-30°C).
Dosage Forms: Tablet
Side Effects: Most Common - Nausea, vomiting, itching, stomach upset and headache.
Miscellaneous - Loss of vision, skin rash, muscle pain, loss hearing and graying of hair.
In Case of Overdose: No information available yet.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with G6pD deficiency, nerve disease, any allergy, kidney or liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise vision loss may occur.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver impairment and hypersensitivity.
Drug Interaction: No information available yet.