Chloroquine psychosis

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    Chloroquine psychosis


    However, the increased use of mefloquine over the past decade has resulted in reports of rare, but severe, neuropsychiatric adverse reactions, such as anxiety, depression, hallucinations and psychosis. A direct causality between mefloquine and severe reactions among travelers has been partly confounded by factors associated with foreign travel and, in the case of therapeutic doses of mefloquine, the central nervous system manifestations of Plasmodium infection itself.

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    Sapp OL, Chapel Hill. Toxic psychosis due to quinacrine and chloroquine. J Am Med Assoc 1964;187 373–375. Google Scholar Mar 01, 2009 Free Online Library Toxic psychosis due to chloroquine overdose a case report. Case Report, Case study by "Journal of Vector Borne Diseases"; Health, general Chloroquine Complications and side effects Drug abuse Malaria Case studies Drug therapy Psychoses Risk factors Psychotic disorders Apr 02, 2019 Chloroquine is rapidly and almost completely absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, and only a small proportion of the administered dose is found in the stools. Approximately 55% of the drug in the plasma is bound to nondiffusible plasma constituents. Excretion of chloroquine is quite slow, but is increased by acidification of the urine.

    This report describes an acute exacerbation of neuropsychiatric symptoms after an unwarranted therapeutic dose (1250 mg) of mefloquine in a 37-year-old male previously on a once-a-week prophylactic regimen. The present case provides a unique natural history of mefloquine-induced neuropsychiatric toxicity and revisits its dose-dependent nature.

    Chloroquine psychosis

    Mefloquine - FDA prescribing information, side effects and., Toxic psychosis due to chloroquine overdose a case report.

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  7. Mefloquine previously marketed in the United States as Lariam® is an antimalarial medication with potent psychotropic potential. Severe psychiatric side effects due to mefloquine intoxication are well documented, including anxiety, panic attacks, paranoia, persecutory delusions, dissociative psychosis, and anterograde amnesia. Exposure to the drug has been associated with acts of violence.

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    Jun 01, 2008 Free Online Library Chloroquine psychosis masquerading as PCP a case report. Short Communication, phencyclidine in clinical presentation, Clinical report by "Journal of Psychoactive Drugs"; Health, general Complications and side effects Phencyclidine Psychoses Care and treatment Diagnosis Research Risk factors Psychotic disorders Our case points out that although chloroquine-induced psychosis is rare, patients presenting with behavioral changes need physicians' attention in order to diagnose early and efficiently treat. Apr 09, 2015 Descriptions of chloroquine intoxication in the literature, commonly characterized as toxic psychosis, are similar to those associated with other quinolines and typically feature insomnia 13,14, mania 15,16, paranoia and persecutory delusions 17, and auditory and visual hallucinations 18.

     
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    This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Will you have Alcohol interaction with Plaquenil - eHealthMe Plaquenil & Wine - Sjogren's World
     
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    APExBIO - Chloroquine diphosphateAntimalarial drugCAS. Chloroquine diphosphate is used as an antimalarial drug and also functions to increase sensitivity of tumor cells to radiation and chemotherapy via inducing autophagy 1. Chloroquine diphosphate has been reported as an adjuvant for radiation and chemotherapy for inducing cell autophagy to anti-cancer cells proliferation or metastasis 2.

    Chloroquine diphosphate CAS 50-63-5 R&D Systems