Chloroquine in typhoid

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    Chloroquine in typhoid


    Chloroquine has been extensively used in mass drug administrations, which may have contributed to the emergence and spread of resistance. It is recommended to check if chloroquine is still effective in the region prior to using it.

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    Bout of very severe chill and cold. spleen enlarged by high extent. doctor initiated chloroquine lariago tablets and requested tests for Malaria, Typhoid and Kalazaar Black Fever. Test came positive for typhoid, negative for Malaria. So Malaria medicine stopped just after 1 day. Fever used to be very high – upto 104. Chloroquine has long been used in the treatment or prevention of malaria from Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae, excluding the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, for it started to develop widespread resistance to it. Typhoid and paratyphoid are the two variants of enteric fever caused by Salmonella typhi and paratyphi. The difference between the two illnesses is, a group of protozoa causes malaria, but it is a group of bacteria that causes typhoid fever. Download the PDF of Malaria vs Typhoid

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend against treatment of malaria with chloroquine alone due to more effective combinations. In areas where resistance is present, other antimalarials, such as mefloquine or atovaquone, may be used instead.

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    Mexico & Central America - malaria and typhoid in CR - Just returned from the drs. It wasn't my regular doc, who is on leave, but this dr. suggested taking both typhoid and malaria pills for CR. Chloroquine. Quinine. Atovaquone-proguanil. Clindamycin. Mefloquine avoid in first trimester Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine avoid in first trimester Artemether-lumefantrine. Typhoid fever, also known as enteric fever, is a potentially life-threatening illness caused primarily by Salmonella enterica. Antibiotics used are dependant on region and severity Chloroquine by itself is not recommended anymore due to the widespread resistance to it. Therefore, chloroquine is now used in combination with proguanil for travel to certain countries. Does chloroquine and proguanil protect against malaria? Although chloroquine is an antimalarial, it is often not sufficient for prophylaxis.

     
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