| RESEARCH PAPER
|Year : 1991 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 90-94
Monitoring of adverse reactions to chloroquine in the treatment of acute attack of malaria
Singhal Parul, AK Singhal, S Kumar, KC Singhal
1. Adverse reaction to chloroquia were monitored in 1030 patients (712 male and 318 female) of acute atrack of malaria. Patients were treated with four tablets of chloroquin (150 mg base) initially followed by 2 doses of 2 tablets each at 12 hrly intarvals.
2. 227 patients including 104 (32.7%) female and 123 (17.27%) males showed ADR's.
3. ADR's included GIT disturbance (17%), Tinnitus ( 1.06%), Vertigo (1.75%), skin rashes (0.68%) and one patint each had blurring of vivision, diplopia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia and blood in tears.
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