Chloroquine cancer

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    Chloroquine cancer


    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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    Chloroquine, a drug that has historically been used to treat malaria, has recently been combined with a new drug, Tarceva, which kills lung cancer cells. Tarceva only works for some patients, and the cancer almost always becomes resistant after prolonged exposure to the drug. Treatment of uncomplicated malaria due to susceptible strains of P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, and P. vivax. Prophylaxis of malaria in geographic areas without resistance to chloroquine. Chloroquine is the generic form of the brand-name prescription medicine Aralen, which is used to prevent and treat malaria — a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite — and to treat.

    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.

    Chloroquine cancer

    Definition of chloroquine - National Cancer Institute, Chloroquine - Cancer Therapy Advisor

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  7. Because autophagy seems to contribute to promote cancer, chloroquine may sensitize cancer cells through inhibiting autophagy. The dosage of chloroquine usually ranges between 100 and 500 mg/day. Side effects are minimal at low doses, while many more toxic effects occur at higher doses, such as visual disturbances, gastrointestinal upset, electrocardiographic changes, headache, and pruritus.

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    Clinical trials repurposing lysosomotropic chloroquine CQ derivatives as autophagy inhibitors in cancer demonstrate encouraging results, but the underlying mechanism of action remains unknown. Here, we report a novel dimeric CQ DC661 capable of deacidifying the lysosome and inhibiting autophagy significantly better than hydroxychloroquine HCQ. Using an in situ photoaffinity pulldown. This medicine may add to the chance of getting some types of cancer. Talk with the doctor. Keep away from children. Accidental exposure may cause death. If a child takes chloroquine by accident, get medical help right away. If you are 65 or older, use chloroquine with care. You could have more side effects. Find patient medical information for Chloroquine Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

     
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    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki Jan 05, 2020 The classic "flying saucer" sign is seen on OCT and describes a preservation of the outer retinal layers subfoveally with perifoveal loss of the ellipsoid zone on both sides of the fovea in a line scan.

    SD-OCT as screening test for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy.
     
  11. A_G_O Guest

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