Effect of chloroquine on liver enzymes

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    Effect of chloroquine on liver enzymes


    Swiss albino mice were administered with different amounts of CQ ranging from human therapeutic equivalent of 360 mg/kg body wt. We observed statistically significant generation of reactive oxygen species, liver toxicity, and oxidative stress. Our observation of alterations in biochemical parameters was strongly supported by real-time PCR measurement of m RNA expression of key biochemical enzymes involved in hepatic toxicity and oxidative stress.

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    Jul 30, 2019 Along with its needed effects, chloroquine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking chloroquine Incidence not known. Anxiety; attempts at killing oneself Jan 13, 1987 Chronic chloroquine treatment of miniature pigs resulted in increased activity of several lysosomal enzymes of the liver and brain. The most affected enzyme was alpha-fucosidase which showed a 3-fold increase in liver P less than 0.001 and a 2-fold increase in the brain P less than 0.01. 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 amebiasis, an infection of the intestines caused by a parasite.

    We further tested quercetin, an antioxidant flavanoid, against CQ-induced hepatoxicity and found encouraging results as quercetin was able to drastically reduce the oxidative stress and hepatotoxicity resulting at higher dosages of CQ administration. However, the observed hepatotoxicity and accompanying oxidative stress following CQ administration show dose specific pattern with little or apparently no effect at therapeutic dose while having severe effects at higher dosages.

    Effect of chloroquine on liver enzymes

    Chloroquine Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term., Effect of chloroquine on the activity of some lysosomal.

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    Oct 01, 2018 Chloroquine, may exert its effect against Plasmodium species by concentrating in the acid vesicles of the parasite and by inhibiting polymerization of heme. It can also inhibit certain enzymes by its interaction with DNA. Chloroquine is 60% bound to plasma proteins and equally cleared by the kidney and liver. Following administration chloroquine is rapidly dealkylated via cytochrome P450 enzymes CYP into the pharmacologically active desethylchloroquine and bisdesethylchloroquine. Dec 18, 2018 Liver Enzymes. The liver produces several enzymes involved in metabolism. Among them, the aminotransferases, also called the transaminases, ALT and AST, which function in protein metabolism, have particular diagnostic value, as they become elevated in several diseases, including those of the liver and gallbladder in addition to disorders of other tissues, including the heart and muscle.

     
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    500 mg chloroquine phosphate (300 mg base) orally on the same day each week Comments: -If possible, suppressive therapy should start 2 weeks prior to exposure; if unable to start 2 weeks before exposure, an initial loading dose of 1 g chloroquine phosphate (600 mg base) may be taken orally in 2 divided doses, 6 hours apart. Can you mention any easy mnemonic for antimalarial drugs. Chloroquine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Website exclusive for MEDICAL student's MACROLIDE
     
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    Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine dosing. Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Aralen, Chloroquine phosphate chloroquine, frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

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  7. alecsandr XenForo Moderator

    New Plaquenil Guidelines Problems with Plaquenil Use Toxic maculopathy associated with chloroquine use was first documented in the literature five decades ago.1 In the United States, Plaquenil––an analog to chloroquine––is used to treat a variety of conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and several distinct inflammatory disorders.

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