Class: Antimalarials (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C20H22CLN3O.2HCL.2H2O = 464.8
Precautions: Hypersensitivity. history of agranulocytosis. not recommended for prophylaxis.
Indications/Uses: Acute malaria due to susceptible strains; 600mg od for three days. not recommended for prophylaxis.
Side Effects: Nausea. vomiting. diarrhoea. rarely after long usage; visual disturbances, blood disorders, hepatitis, peripheral neuropathy.