Active Ingredient(s): Chloroquine
FDA Approved: * October 31, 1949
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Malaria

Chloroquine is a medication primarily used to prevent and treat malaria in areas where malaria remains sensitive to its effects.[1] Certain types of malaria, resistant strains, and complicated cases typically require different or additional medication.[1] Chloroquine is also occasionally used for amebiasis that is occurring outside the intestines, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematosus.[1] While it has not been formally studied in pregnan... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.