Pharmacist can give me other anti-malaria drug on request?

Generic ok. Pharmacist can dispense generic version of same drug prescribed automatically in most states, a full sub can be done on the permission of your doctor.

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What is the best anti-malaria drug for traveling in latin america?

Varies. Obviously depends upon the season, where you will be and how long you will be staying, but the best advice is available on cdc website, or consult with your local travel physician. Read more...

Can too much anti-malaria drug cause miscarriage?

Yes, A pregnant shouldn't as a general rule take no medication, illicit or not during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. One glass of wine with dinner not a problem. If there is a compelling need to use a drug, the benefit vs the risk must be weighed by a specialist (high-risk obstetrician). If your planning travelling to an endemic malaria part of the world---fagetaboutit, seriously! Read more...

Can I take pain reliever tablet while taking anti malaria drug?

One phone call away. On your bottle of medicine, is a phone number. You can ask the pharmacist where you got the medicines if they are ok to take together. Read more...

I am a breast feeding mother and I took a tablet of lonart anti malaria drug, will it affect my 5months old baby?

Possibly. Lonart is contraindicated with breastfeeding. In fact due to its long half life it is recommended that breastfeeding not resume until a week after finished taking the medication. Read more...

How does the antimalarial chloroquine work? Does it passively diffuse into red blood cells to thwart the malaria parasite or does it enter the red blood cells by an active transport process?

Chloroquine. Chloroquine concentrates up to several 1000-fold in the food vacuole of the parasite. Possible mechanisms for this selective accumulation of Chloroquine in the food vacuole are: 1) protonation and ion trapping of the Chloroquine due to the low ph of the food vacuole; 2) active uptake of Chloroquine by a parasite transporter(s); and/or 3) binding of Chloroquine to a specific receptor in the food va. Read more...
Malaria. Chloroquine is an antimalarial agent. While the drug can inhibit enzymes, its effect is believed to result from interactions with dna. Chloroquine accumulates in lysosomes of cells. It is also a lysosomotropic agent, meaning it accumulates preferentially in the lysosomes of cells in the body. The deprotonated form is membrane-permeable possibly enhancing cell penetrance. Read more...