Mechanism of action of chloroquine in malaria

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    Mechanism of action of chloroquine in malaria


    Approximately 4 months after his arrival he begins to experience episodes of flu-like symptoms including fever, chills, fatigue and sweating. He goes to local free health clinic, where he is diagnosed with malaria, and given a prescription for chloroquine.

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    Chloroquine works best when you take it on a regular schedule. For example, if you are taking it once a week to prevent malaria, it is best to take it on the same day of each week. Make sure that you do not miss any doses. If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor. The mechanisms of action of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine remain under continuous study in modern molecular medicine 17,18 using advanced tools in computational biology 19, synthetic biology. In this review, a hypothesis is presented that can explain much of the confusing detail concerning the Chloroquine in Plasmodium faleiparum 205 specific antimalarial action of chloroquine. As the mechanism of action appears to be distinct from the mechanism of resistance, this identifies a vulnerable target for the development of new.

    In 2012 the CDC estimated there were 627,000 estimated deaths due to malaria (CDC: Malaria, 2015). His symptoms disappear soon after beginning chloroquine therapy, but several months later his symptoms reappear., and one of the leading causes of death and disability (Figure 1).

    Mechanism of action of chloroquine in malaria

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  4. General antimicrobial mechanism of action of chloroquine. Chloroquine accumulates in very high concentrations in the parasite food vacuole Geary et al. 1986. Once in the food vacuole, chloroquine is thought to inhibit the detoxification of heme. Chloroquine becomes protonated to CQ 2+ because the digestive vacuole is acidic pH 4.7

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    Genetic Basis Main mechanism, different genes have been discovered in plasmodium falciparum including gene type I and II. 2. Pfmdr-1, Pfmdr-2 3. CRTF Another gene involved is chloroquine resistance transporter factor CRTF 4. Mutant heme polymerase Not capable of converting heme into hemozoin. Antiprotozoal-Malaria /Mechanism of action/ may be based on ability of chloroquine to bind and alter the properties of DNA. Chloroquine also is taken up into the acidic food vacuoles of the parasite in the erythrocyte. It increases the pH of the acid vesicles, interfering with vesicle functions and possibly inhibiting phospholipid metabolism. Malaria infection associated with travel. Center for Global Health Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria. Who can take chloroquine? Chloroquine can be prescribed to adults and children of all ages. It can also be safely taken by pregnant. women and nursing mothers. Who should not take chloroquine? People with psoriasis should not take.

     
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  7. bibber User

    Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat and prevent malaria infection, and to reduce symptoms and progression of autoimmune diseases such as lupus & others.

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