ABOUT THE DRUG:
Chloroquine (as phos) is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Lariago tablets. Chloroquine phosphate is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. This medicine is known to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites through mosquito bites.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Chloroquine Phosphate is one of a group of medicines called anti malarial, which are used in the prevention and suppression of malaria. Chloroquine is also used to treat infections that are caused due to amoebae and useful in the treatment of extra intestinal amoebiasis, giardiasis, rheumatoid arthritis, discold lupus erythematosus, lepra reactions, photogenicreactions, and infectious mononucleosis.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
This drug consists of Chloroquine Phosphate, which is in a class of drugs called antimalarials and amebicides. Malaria parasites can enter the body through these mosquito bites, and then live in body tissues such as red blood cells or the liver. This medication is used to kill the malaria parasites living in red blood cells thus, it harm the parasite and fight the infection.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
The drug is available in the form of tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
Lariago 250 mg Tablet
Lariago 500 mg Tablet
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BEFORE YOU TAKE THE DRUG:
Do not take the drug if you:
Are allergic to this active ingredient Chloroquine Phosphate or any other ingredients of the medicine
Are pregnant or planning to get pregnant in the near future
Are a breastfeeding mother
Are currently taking amiodaraone for treatment of irregular heart beats
You have a rare hereditary problem of galactose intolerance
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
You suffer from kidney disorders
You suffer from liver disorders, particularly cirrhosis
You suffer from Psoriasis
You suffer from Porphyria
You suffer from gastrointestinal disorders.
You suffer from convulsions or other nervous disorders
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two 250 mg tablets to substitute one 500 mg tablet.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The drug is to be taken exactly as your doctor directed to you. Generally, the dose for an adult is two tablets once a week, on the same day of the week. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablet.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it, even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Lariago, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time, can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LARIAGO:
Loss Of Vision
Loss Of Hearing
Myopathy And Graying Of Hair
New Signs Of Infection (Fever, Sore Throat)
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: phenylbutazone, pyridostigmine, cimetidine, amiodaron, antacids, pyrimethamine or sulphadoxine, cyclosporine, mefloquine, birth control pills, antifungal medicines, tuberculosis medicines, blood pressure medications, cancer medication, Lipitor, HIV/AIDS medications, NSAID such as Advil, Aleve, gout or arthritis medications, seizure medications. There may be other medications that can cause drug interaction with this medicine. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if someone shows similar symptoms as you do
Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting withs the doctor
In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
Lariago 250mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food to decrease the risk of stomach upset. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early can result in treatment failure and increase the side effects too. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned. Take measures to reduce the chance of being bitten by mosquitoes like using insect repellent creams on parts of your body, not covered by clothing. Spray mosquito repellent to kill any mosquitoes that may have entered rooms in spite of screening. Wear light-colored and covered clothing when you are outside after sunset.
Some people may experience rash, headache, dizziness, and vomiting as side effects of this medicine. It may also cause stomach pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and nausea. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.
Inform your doctor if you have diabetes as it can lower the sugar levels in the blood. If you are diabetic, you should monitor your blood sugar regularly. It may cause blurring of vision. Therefore, regular eye examinations are recommended while on treatment with this medicine. When used long-term, your doctor may monitor the amounts of the different types of blood cells in your blood regularly. Inform your doctor if you have unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, fever, or a general feeling of tiredness.
USES OF LARIAGO TABLET
- Treatment of Malaria
BENEFITS OF LARIAGO TABLET
In Treatment of Malaria
SIDE EFFECTS OF LARIAGO TABLET
Common side effects of Lariago
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
HOW TO USE LARIAGO TABLET
HOW LARIAGO TABLET WORKS
Sometimes Lariago 250mg Tablet causes blurred eyesight or makes it difficult to focus your eyes which may affect your ability to drive.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.