Side Effects and usage of Camoquin (200 mg) Tablet
Side EffectsNausea, vomiting, itching, headache, loss of vision due to retinal damage and corneal deposits.
Loss of hearing, rashes, photo allergy, mental disturbances, myopathy and greying of hair.
IndicationsIn uncomplicated falciparum malaria, but it is still not recommended for prophylaxis.
Amodiaquine may be effective even in areas with chloroquine-resistant P.
In combination with artesunate as it is being tried as Artemisinin based Combination Therapy (ACT).
Contra IndicationsLiver damage, severe GI and haematological diseases, eye impairment.
CautionInjectable form not be used in children below five years.
Peripheral neuropathy, ophthalmic examination required during prolonged therapy.
CostThe cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.0.5 in India as of date.
FormulationCamoquin (200 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Amodiaquine- 200 mg.
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