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Formication, Diabetes Mellitus, Neuralgia, Arthralgia (7474288-7)
on May 02, 2011 Female from BRAZIL , 56 years of age, weighting 151.0 lb, was treated with Chloroquine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: formication, diabetes mellitus, neuralgia, arthralgia. Chloroquine dosage: 50 Mg, 2 Strength.
Associated medications used:
  • Meloxicam (15 Mg, Unk)
  • Fluoxetine (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Qwk)
  • Omeprazole (Unk)
  • Puran T4 (125 Mg, Unk)
  • Acetaminophen (750 Mg, Unk)


Urinary Tract Infection, Dysuria, Herpes Virus Infection, Gingival Abscess (7467648-1)
Patient was taking Chloroquine. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: urinary tract infection, dysuria, herpes virus infection, gingival abscess on May 03, 2011 from COLOMBIA Additional patient health information: Female , 72 years of age, . Chloroquine dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lyrica (Unk)
  • Azathioprine (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Methotrexate (Unk)
  • Lipitor (Unk)
  • Tolterodine Tartrate (4 Mg, 1x/day)


Menorrhagia, Injection Site Pruritus, Injection Site Swelling, Injection Site Erythema, Menstruation Delayed (7348501-0)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 09, 2011 by a Female taking Chloroquine Hydrochloride (Dosage: 250 Mg, 1x/day) . Location: BRAZIL , 28 years of age, weighting 207.2 lb, After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: menorrhagia, injection site pruritus, injection site swelling, injection site erythema, menstruation delayed.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Enbrel (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (300 Mg, As Needed)
  • Dipirona /06276701/ (Unk)
  • Methotrexate (4 Tablets Every 15 Days)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Enbrel (50 Mg, Qwk)
  • Ibuprofen
  • Enbrel (25 Mg, 2 Times/wk)


Muscle Atrophy, Diverticulitis, Muscular Weakness, Sepsis (7335517-3)
on Mar 02, 2011 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , 65 years of age, was treated with Chloroquine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: muscle atrophy, diverticulitis, muscular weakness, sepsis. Chloroquine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Estrofem
  • Prednisone
  • Steroids
  • Methotrexate
  • Crestor
  • Diclofenac
  • Lipitor
  • Pravastatin



Platelet Count Increased, Chlamydia Test Positive, Muscle Strain, Nervousness, Pulmonary Embolism, Musculoskeletal Chest Pain, Telangiectasia, Ovarian Cyst, Deep Vein Thrombosis (7307621-7)
on Feb 04, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 22 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was treated with Chloroquine. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: platelet count increased, chlamydia test positive, muscle strain, nervousness, pulmonary embolism, musculoskeletal chest pain, telangiectasia, ovarian cyst, deep vein thrombosis. Chloroquine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Nuvaring (1 Df)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lacrimation Increased, Photophobia, Restlessness, Feeling Abnormal, Dizziness, Visual Impairment, Vision Blurred, Nervousness, Eye Pain (7297783-2)
Patient was taking Chloroquine Phosphate. After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: lacrimation increased, photophobia, restlessness, feeling abnormal, dizziness, visual impairment, vision blurred, nervousness, eye pain on Feb 14, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 60 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • malaria prophylaxis
and. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: 500 Mg Weekly Po.

Muscle Atrophy, Muscular Weakness (7288684-4)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 31, 2011 by a Female taking Chloroquine (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • mucosal inflammation
and. Location: SOUTH AFRICA , 65 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: muscle atrophy, muscular weakness.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisone
  • Steroids
  • Crestor
  • Diclofenac
  • Nsaids
  • Lipitor
  • Methotrexate
  • Pravastatin


Completed Suicide (7247533-0)
on Jan 14, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 48 years of age, was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: completed suicide. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tramadol Hcl


Completed Suicide (7242937-4)
on Jan 14, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 48 years of age, was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: completed suicide. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Tramadol Hcl


(7235018-7)
Patient was taking Chloroquine. on Jan 11, 2011 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 48 years of age, . Chloroquine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride


(7231285-4)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 11, 2011 by a Male taking Chloroquine Phosphate (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 48 years of age, .
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tramadol Hcl


Myoglobinuria, Renal Failure Acute, Rhabdomyolysis (7038119-1)
on Sep 28, 2010 Male from BRAZIL , 16 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • malaria
and was treated with Chloroquine (watson Laboratories). After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: myoglobinuria, renal failure acute, rhabdomyolysis. Chloroquine (watson Laboratories) dosage: 10 Mg/kg, Daily, Day 1. Patient was hospitalized.

Alopecia (7010822-9)
on Sep 23, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 15 years of age, weighting 125.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • malaria prophylaxis
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: alopecia. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: 250mg Once Per Week Po.

Asthenia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Potassium Increased, Blood Urea Increased, Chills, Chromaturia, Myalgia, Pain In Extremity, Renal Tubular Necrosis (7007108-5)
Patient was taking Chloroquine Sulfate. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: asthenia, blood creatinine increased, blood potassium increased, blood urea increased, chills, chromaturia, myalgia, pain in extremity, renal tubular necrosis on Sep 06, 2010 from BRAZIL Additional patient health information: Male , 16 years of age, . Chloroquine Sulfate dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Haemodialysis, Myoglobinuria, Renal Failure Acute, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Rhabdomyolysis (6936703-4)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 07, 2010 by a Male taking Chloroquine Phosphate (Dosage: 10mg/kg/day On The First Day; 7.5 Mg/kg/day On Second Day; 7.5 Mg/kg/day On Third Day) was diagnosed with
  • malaria
and. Location: BRAZIL , 16 years of age, After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: haemodialysis, myoglobinuria, renal failure acute, renal tubular necrosis, rhabdomyolysis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Primaquine (0.5 Mg/kg/day For 7 Days)
Patient was hospitalized.

Latex Allergy, Rash (6924342-0)
on Aug 11, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 22 years of age, weighting 211.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • malaria prophylaxis
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: latex allergy, rash. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: 1 Po Q Wk Beginning 2 Wks Prior To Depart.

Abdominal Pain, Arthralgia, Chills, Headache, Malaise, Muscular Weakness, Myalgia, Nausea, Pyrexia (6740814-6)
on May 25, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 43 years of age, weighting 112.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • malaria prophylaxis
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: abdominal pain, arthralgia, chills, headache, malaise, muscular weakness, myalgia, nausea, pyrexia. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: 1 Tab Q Sunday Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Maculopathy, Ophthalmological Examination Abnormal, Scotoma, Visual Field Defect (6691313-1)
Patient was taking Chloroquine Phosphate (chloroquine Phosphate) (chloroquine Phosphate). After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: maculopathy, ophthalmological examination abnormal, scotoma, visual field defect on Apr 03, 2010 from ITALY Additional patient health information: Female , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and. Chloroquine Phosphate (chloroquine Phosphate) (chloroquine Phosphate) dosage: N/A.

Optic Atrophy, Visual Acuity Reduced, Visual Field Defect (6686291-5)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 30, 2010 by a Female taking Chloroquine Phosphate (Dosage: 250 Mg, 1 In 1 D ; Alternate Daily) was diagnosed with
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and. Location: CHINA , 43 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: optic atrophy, visual acuity reduced, visual field defect.

Optic Atrophy, Scotoma (6686059-X)
on Mar 30, 2010 Female from CHINA , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: optic atrophy, scotoma. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: 250 Mg, 1 In 1 D.

Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Hypochromic Anaemia (6645310-2)
on Jul 03, 2009 Female from MOROCCO , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, hypochromic anaemia. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: N/A.

Anxiety, Bipolar I Disorder, Delusion Of Grandeur, Delusional Disorder, Erotomanic Type, Hallucination, Auditory, Insomnia, Persecutory Delusion, Suicidal Ideation (6645307-2)
Patient was taking Chloroquine Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: anxiety, bipolar i disorder, delusion of grandeur, delusional disorder, erotomanic type, hallucination, auditory, insomnia, persecutory delusion, suicidal ideation on Jun 22, 2009 from TURKEY Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • rheumatoid arthritis
and. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Abnormal Behaviour, Accidental Overdose, Logorrhoea, Psychotic Disorder, Restlessness (6645306-0)
Adverse event was reported on May 12, 2009 by a Female taking Chloroquine Phosphate (Dosage: Dose Text: Total Dose Of 1.5 G (i.e. 4x The Therapeutic Dose Of 25 Mg/kg Of Base)unit Dose: 150 Mg) . Location: INDIA , child 7 years of age, Patient felt the following Chloroquine side effects: abnormal behaviour, accidental overdose, logorrhoea, psychotic disorder, restlessness. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Brain Barrier Defect, Disorientation, Dizziness, Gait Disturbance, Jc Virus Infection, Mobility Decreased, Muscular Weakness, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Speech Disorder (6645304-7)
on May 26, 2009 Female from SWEDEN , 59 years of age, was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. After Chloroquine was administered, patient encountered several Chloroquine side effects: blood brain barrier defect, disorientation, dizziness, gait disturbance, jc virus infection, mobility decreased, muscular weakness, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, speech disorder. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Chlorambucil
  • Chlorambucil
  • Chlorambucil
  • Chlorambucil
  • Azathioprine
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Sodium Aurothiomalate
  • Myocrisin
Patient was hospitalized.

Acute Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis, Asthenia, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pyrexia, Rash (6645303-5)
on Mar 26, 2009 Female from MOROCCO , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
and was treated with Chloroquine Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Chloroquine side effects: acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, asthenia, musculoskeletal pain, pyrexia, rash. Chloroquine Phosphate dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisone Tab
Patient was hospitalized.

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Alternative CHLOROQUINE Names:CHLOROQUI HYDROXYCH

Active Ingredient: CHLOROQUI HYDROXYCH

Chloroquine Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

Side Effects reported to FDA: 119. View Chloroquine Adverse Reports

Chloroquine safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 13

Reported hospitalizations: 36

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